Synonym of entreating

Alternative for entreating

entreats, entreated, entreating

Synonym: ask, beg, implore, plead,

Adjective

Expressing an earnest or anxious request
supplicating supplicant beseeching soliciting pleading imploring prayerful suppliant supplicatory begging persuasive piteous desirous craving earnest petitionary ritual votive precatory desperate longing heartfelt on bended knee devout religious pious godly saintly spiritual righteous sainted faithful reverent devoted saintlike virtuous divine good pure moral believing dedicated devotional angelic blessed pietistic sanctified innocent unworldly spotless upright consecrated hallowed perfect seraphic venerated pietistical faultless untainted revered immaculate uncorrupt godlike sublime humble sacrosanct undefiled glorified just chaste clean venerable god-fearing holy God-fearing sacred sinless dutiful churchgoing ethical orthodox blameless upstanding worthy irreproachable guiltless ecclesiastical sacral unprofane honest decent principled blest consecrate noble honourable uncorrupted law-abiding honorable beatified right exalted respectable straight true ordained canonized high-minded heavenly nice exemplary scrupulous stand-up right-minded meritorious sacramental laudable conscientious praiseworthy noble-minded squeaky-clean canonised trustworthy supernatural commendable all right fair deified anti-corruption adored equitable stainless beatific moralizing reverential smug born-again clerical moralising priestly worshipped set apart among the angels worshiped charitable punctilious reserved philanthropical messianic impartial matchless philanthropic creditable deserving peerless special seraph theological full of good works goody-goody immortal theistic enshrined inviolable eternal anointed numinous solemn devoted to God dedicated to God reverenced proper moralistic conscionable incorruptible seemly truthful reputable chivalrous aboveboard distinguished gallant magnanimous decorous clean-living salt of the earth square true-blue courteous kosher

Adjective

Persistent or pressing, often annoyingly so
importunate clamant exigent pressing urgent indefatigable intransigent obstinate stubborn tenacious tireless unremitting acute aggressive burning clamorous compelling critical crying demanding dire dogged emergent exacting imperative imperious insistent instant nagging necessitous obdurate persevering persistent pertinacious unrelenting annoying avid disturbing earnest forceful harassing high-pressure overeager pushy solicitous suppliant troublesome overly solicitous determined resolute repeated continuous incessant pleading begging intense beseeching persuasive crucial vital important serious essential grave desperate necessary drastic immediate severe peremptory pivotal pertinent emphatic extreme unyielding significant relevant terrible sore great high-priority key climacteric parlous paramount fundamental principal primary of interest foremost life-and-death of the utmost importance of the essence needful binding overriding coercive unavoidable immoderate demanding attention major prevalent adamant controversial active current topical constraining firm unfaltering assertive contemporary lively decided unwavering inexorable patient live inescapable heavy integral emergency impelling resolved pushful leading required capital driving indispensable clamouring hurry-up distressing forcing requiring claiming obliging heat-on irresistible clamoring momentous weighty demanded chief reiterative resounding monotonous relentless perseverant called-for top-priority very great time-critical life and death must-have of great consequence pre-eminent now or never dangerous perilous main hazardous awful precarious salient germane dreadful profound operative standout alarming egregious bad decisive sudden solid of note noteworthy high marked definite of concern vigorous afflictive life-threatening all-important

Adjective

Deserving or arousing pity
piteous affecting heartbreaking miserable pathetic pitiable pitiful wretched distressing grievous heart-rending lamentable moving plaintive poignant poor sad dismal harrowing abject deplorable doleful forlorn heartrending mournful rueful sorrowful sorry touching woeful beseeching commiserable distressful dolorous gut-wrenching imploring melancholy ruined supplicating tragic to be pitied cheerless unhappy joyless gloomy saddening desolate upsetting painful disconsolate comfortless melancholic glum tear-jerking tearful unfortunate disturbing afflicted agonizing woebegone depressing dejected lugubrious sombre depressed morose dire stirring despondent somber agonising dreary distressed low grim solemn crestfallen funereal bleak blue cast down disheartening depressive drear heartbroken dark drab sullen terrible grief-stricken calamitous heartsick bad elegiac uncomfortable hopeless lonesome downcast traumatic grieving downhearted down uninviting broken-hearted godforsaken regrettable inconsolable worthless despairing brokenhearted heartsore saddened dispiriting heavyhearted droopy hangdog base vile sepulchral low-spirited lonely bitter awful elegiacal dreadful unlucky scurvy dejecting paltry down in the mouth anguished down in the dumps appalling stark spiritless heavy-hearted unpleasant dispirited impressive morbid emotional cold disappointing tender oppressive dingy mourning saturnine black tenebrific plutonian tenebrous shabby dreich compassionate sunless suffering lachrymose down-and-out teary impactful Cimmerian in the dumps mean excruciating hapless dull sordid regretful lousy disastrous tragical plangent drearisome sorrowing ruthful austere unwelcoming mirthless discouraging dour gray dim bare inhospitable chill murky bland grey darkening clinical heart-wrenching draggy mopey impersonal cloudy dolent wintery institutional wintry jarring melting arousing commiserative emotive meager meagre wistful beggarly despicable contemptible atrocious mortifying heart-warming ill-fated nostalgic squalid horrendous gruesome dolesome disgraceful sentimental ill-starred agonized shameful derisible shocking catastrophic execrable inferior disagreeable helpless agonised indigent scungy impoverished displeasing detestable crushing rotten vexatious destitute long-faced hurting bereft out of sorts discomposing troubling in pain full of sorrow in mourning in sorrow merciful inadequate insignificant cheap disquieting desolating useless puny petty warming intense outcast evocative lame intolerable demoralising demoralizing difficult agitating expressive perturbing passionate degrading horrible hideous ghastly troublesome stunning mind-blowing sympathetic responsive weepy afflictive luckless afflicting heavy bowed down hurtful dirgeful cruel tortured racked feeble abominable unsightly nasty repulsive gross threnodic dirge-like troubled feel-bad fatal sick at heart singing the blues deadly ruinous horrific horrifying pensive frightful offensive misfortunate cataclysmic small galling devastating lost forsaken forgotten abandoned homeless friendless uncared-for adverse lethal mortal fateful deathly destructive oppressed destroyed dragging cynical defenceless fruitless solitary defenseless pessimistic alone fed up down and out weighed down foul unpromising powerful trashy shoddy filthy derisory haunting uplifting telling devastated affective funeral weeping aching deploring bewailing bemoaning wailing heartwarming poverty-stricken choked grousing cranky crabby grumpy bellyaching beefing lamenting cantankerous soul-stirring gutted emotionally moving powerless bummed downtrodden sour arousing affect cut up in the pits chap-fallen discouraged disheartened disappointed moody upset in low spirits grave demoralized crushed demoralised dragged bummed out chapfallen remorseful serious humourless in the doldrums contrite shamefaced repentant brassed off humorless penitent cheesed off apologetic conscience-stricken sick as a parrot grieved bereaved hurt sheepish ashamed sulky sober down-hearted crummy distraught in tears guilty compunctious bleeding attritional in a blue funk self-reproachful defeatist tristful guilt-ridden severe sobbing cast-down tormented pained all torn up stern sedate surly dismayed Eeyorish staid chastened earnest penitential weighty aggrieved foreboding subdued unsmiling broken negative shot down no-nonsense downbeat as sick as a parrot dirgelike blubbering sniveling daunted snivelling heavy with grief dysphoric horrid unfavourable in grief in doldrums unfavorable sunk in gloom ripped in despair crabbed ominous inauspicious weary torn up on a downer broody mopish moping taken down listless very bad God-awful sickening crying dry perturbed bothered defeated glowering concerned shaken churlish sapped overwhelmed abashed uptight discombobulated straight boring tedious whimpering enervated bawling bugged shook egregious flat maudlin desperate sorry for yourself traumatized antsy shattered damp down-in-the-mouth sinister inexcusable dirty sneaking unamusing angst-ridden wounded adust unacceptable bummed-out abysmal uncomic ignominious overcome with sorrow shook up diabolical afraid unpropitious strained sourpuss muted lurid traumatised unconsolable monstrous down in dumps worrying loathsome harsh scandalous ugly forbidding repugnant stony-faced poker-faced low-down let down nightmarish in sackcloth and ashes self-condemnatory objectionable undesirable cruddy in the toilet revolting shadowy triste dishonourable dishonorable chilling low in spirits hard blue funk full of regret serious-minded heavy-going languorous unbearable languid opprobrious atoning penitentiary unamused displeased regretting heartsickening scowling worried threnodial prostrated in distress Stygian hollow obscure heart-sick lovesick grouchy overcast undermined withdrawn apathetic disturbed in anguish cowed cringing browbeaten lorn mortified howling burned sore contused huffy ill-humoured funebrial exequial deathlike companionless without energy guilty-looking furtive disadvantageous ill-humored acheronian blubbing overcome pining down in mouth depressant emo intimidated embarrassed portentous blubbery moist tear-filled wet sunk brooding watery atrabilious clouded dampened drooping dashed sagging repining frowning taciturn disillusioned taken aback deflated bowed lowered torn-up discontent unsatisfied prostrate with grief off sluggish uneasy cowering humiliated anxious have the blahs gloom-ridden unable to be consoled unable to be comforted let-down not happy having blue devils having the blahs vexed agitated disconcerted ruffled disquieted unnerved discomposed very sad fatalistic with a long face peed off ticked off teed off browned off beside oneself with grief languished longing in a funk harassed irked wrecked flustered discountenanced aflutter plagued discontented ailing dreamy reflective yearning spooked harrowed haunted close to tears persecuted jumpy unglued contemplative musing dreaming meditative reprehensible unforgivable larmoyant griefstricken full of gloom feeling down looking as if one had lost a pound and found a penny strung out hostile alarmist distrustful doubting suspicious thoughtful unsatisfactory chilly unenthusiastic outrageous inglorious preposterous senseless on the verge of tears racked with suffering in a tizzy racked with pain in a stew grisly tough ridiculous unpardonable unconscionable indefensible unspeakable sinful foolish abhorrent daydreaming propitiatory scabby substandard grubby scummy ratty unfriendly hard-pressed unwelcome harmful doubtful exacting treacherous injurious pressing precarious exigent jeopardous apocalyptic rocky straitened discommodious perilous dangerous full of hardship threatening ill-omened direful ill-boding parlous messy easily moved ignoble immoral discreditable heinous disreputable iniquitous insupportable disgusting wicked odious frightening unearthly desirous wishful chronic self-incriminating unjustifiable eerie in floods of tears insufferable criminal beyond contempt with tears in your eyes ghostly terrifying gory grotesque blameworthy downer bummer faulty godawful stinking overwhelming self-accusing on one's knees fearsome terrific pitiless grewsome nightmare weird shady spooky macabre spookish scary in a reverie unhealthy sick death-obsessed god-awful

Verb

Present participle for to ask someone earnestly or anxiously to do something
begging petitioning imploring appealing to asking beseeching importuning supplicating conjuring enjoining exhorting requesting praying impetrating soliciting besieging bidding craving pleading with urging blandishing calling on coaxing invoking obsecrating obtesting pestering plaguing pleading praying to pressing wheedling pleading to asking earnestly appealing demanding suing adjuring seeking requiring applying to ordering calling for requisitioning desiring calling calling upon questing asking for commanding inviting appealing for bespeaking putting in for lobbying applying insisting pleading for suing for directing encouraging proposing exacting expecting applying for hitting up begging for petitioning for insisting on praying for advocating instructing claiming bracing charging goading asking urgently prompting pushing interceding invocating telling prodding requesting earnestly stipulating speaking for nagging clamouring crying wishing pressing for enquiring inquiring hitting on clamoring egging on going on bended knee to summoning whistling for inquiring about looking for dictating necessitating taking prigging pleasing persuading making a plea to referencing raising referring craving of electing working on getting bossing around reciting saying propositioning submitting going on bended knee wooing abjuring canvassing worrying aspiring crawling suggesting calling forth sending for challenging contesting addressing advancing obligating campaigning crying for calling to requesting urgently baying pursuing squaring things bidding for making an urgent request resorting making an earnest request making a plea badgering copping a plea making up for investigating exploring drumming bugging nudging speaking hustling sponging counting on filing for placing an order putting in asking forcefully asking brusquely making a claim asking authoritatively putting in an order holding out putting in a plea putting in an application stipulating for clamouring for pestering for pushing for coercing compelling clamoring for badgering for nagging for baying for holding out for forcing laying claim to obliging arrogating counseling counselling advising trying to persuade strongly recommending postulating querying questioning pressuring bumming cadgin cadging drumming up passing the hat obtaining beckoning securing engaging attracting mandating decreeing warning appointing buying trying to obtain insisting upon promoting mobilizing prearranging fundraising mobilising extorting extracting imposing filing ordering beforehand constraining barking spieling canvasing making bearing hailing summonsing putting in a claim for putting dibs on touting enquiring after making an entreaty making application asserting oneself causing paging drumming up support making a pitch for going after submitting an application booking acquiring gathering provoking inducing going in fetching reserving campaigning for inciting collecting commissioning inspiring hiring freeloading imploring for lobbying for digging up putting in an order for placing an order for sending away for sending off for writing off for contracting for leeching mooching bringing to pass bringing on accepting donations asking people to give panhandling for ordaining scabbing needing prescribing tasking bludging borrowing subpoenaing authorising authorizing ruling scrounging calling the shots giving orders forcing upon giving the command to putting your foot down giving the order to giving orders to giving directions laying down the law imposing on sorning on someone for touching someone for

Verb

Present participle for to ask someone to do something in an urgent manner
urging pressing prompting goading exhorting begging encouraging enjoining pleading prodding adjuring admonishing beseeching imploring pressurising pressurizing compelling influencing pushing spurring appealing constraining dragooning insisting pressuring requesting asking inducing instigating maneuvering manoeuvring moving nagging nudging propelling sanctioning soliciting proposing stimulating wheedling advancing charging commending conjuring countenancing inciting inspiring promoting rationalising rationalizing tempting egging on calling on appealing to insisting on leaning on prevailing on pushing for putting up to psyching up putting the heat on trying to persuade using pressure on bulldozing into putting pressure on putting the screws on railroading into twisting someone's arm firing up advising warning recommending counseling counselling cautioning persuading bidding advocating suggesting prescribing preaching pricking forewarning calling upon hustling obliging driving bothering hounding harassing expediting directing pestering forcing browbeating badgering bullying inspanning intimidating motivating hassling obligating making railroading harrying instructing coercing steamrolling impelling touting tipping steering keying up speeding up strong-arming putting the screws to pushing around press-ganging pouring it on dragooning into steamrollering into giving direction to tipping off giving pointer giving guidance to giving advice turning on selling one on giving two cents exerting influence on going to town on browbeating into bearing down on using strong-arm tactics on commanding pressing for calling for guiding ordering demanding requiring telling ordaining decreeing exacting dictating claiming imposing ruling questing appointing endorsing favouring favoring espousing championing extolling supporting pleading with stipulating for giving the order to clamoring for bossing around giving the command to plugging nominating backing furthering indorsing opining rooting for lobbying for stumping for arguing for speaking for campaigning for vouching for subscribing to putting forward offering recommendation beating the drum for going on record for speaking favorably of speaking in favor of

Antonym of entreating

entreating Idiom, Proverb

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