Entreaty – meaning of the word and examples

An act of entreating: Plea. (Merriam – Webster)

An attempt to persuade someone to do something: (Cambridge Dictionary)

Earnest request or petition; supplication. (Dictionary.com)

An earnest or humble request. (Oxford Dictionaries)

An entreaty is a very polite, serious request. (Collins Dictionary)

Examples

Entreaty. Clip Art.

http://etc.usf.edu/clipart/24100/24167/entreaty_24167.htm

A song of entreaty. Church of England. 

https://www.churchofengland.org/prayer-and-worship/worship-texts-and-resources/common-worship/daily-prayer/canticles-daily-prayer/18-song-entreaty
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