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plea
Definition:
Act of pleading; excuse; entreaty.

Synonyms:

noun
act
plea.
answer
antiphon, band aid, counterclaim, guff, lip, refutation, remark, repartee, rhetorical question, Re-mark, counterclaims, echoes, toppers, antiphons, parting shot, the ticket, backcap, counter-claim, thank you note, thank-you note.
appeal
address, appeal, application, approach, bid, entreaty, invitation, invocation, petition, prayer, request, solicitation, supplication.
begging request
appeal, application, entreaty, imprecation, intercession, orison, overture, petition, prayer, round robin, solicitation, suit, supplication, Imploration.
color
false show.
communication
plea, supplication.
contention
demurrer, hypothesis, predication, thesis, demurrers, predications.
defense
apologetics, cleanup, copout, jive, cleanups, jives, off-time.
excuse, defense
action, alibi, allegation, apology, argument, cause, claim, explanation, extenuation, justification, mitigation, out, palliation, pleading, pretext, rationalization, right, song and dance, story, vindication, whitewash, cop-out, fish tale.
plea
defense, explanation, suit, supplication.
pretext
affirmation, alibi, claim, excuse, justification, pretense, pretext, rationale, reason, red herring, smoke screen, stratagem, white lie, loop-hole.
request
demand, desire, inquiry, probe, query, question, requisition, summons, urge, want, wish.
suit
askings.
Examples of usage:
  1. You may say that my plea is no excuse for his betrayal; that no man, even if he is tempted, can be pardoned for non- control of his passions. – The Red Planet by William J. Locke
  2. Honath the Pursemaker, your plea may be heard." – The Thing in the Attic by James Benjamin Blish
  3. For eighteen months she had been staying in Paris, the education of her younger daughters being the plea put forth, and a very convenient plea it is, and serves hundreds. – East Lynne by Mrs. Henry Wood
  4. We do not believe that any of them by any wonderful process might be able to know what was going on in the prisoner's mind in spite of his plea. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  5. Out of what long- buried memory did that ancient plea come? – The Defiant Agents by Andre Alice Norton

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