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plea
Definition:
Act of pleading; excuse; entreaty.

What does the acronym plea stand for?

PLEA abbreviation definitions:
–  Prior Learning Experience And Assessment
–  Pacific Lumber Exporters Association

Synonyms:

noun
act
plea.
answer
echoes, Re-mark, antiphon, toppers, counterclaim, parting shot, guff, antiphons, refutation, thank-you note, backcap, band aid, lip, the ticket, repartee, thank you note, counter-claim, rhetorical question, counterclaims, remark.
appeal
entreaty, approach, address, appeal, application, petition, bid, request, supplication, prayer, invocation, invitation, solicitation.
begging request
petition, round robin, solicitation, prayer, appeal, imprecation, application, orison, suit, entreaty, Imploration, overture, intercession, supplication.
color
false show.
communication
supplication, plea.
contention
predication, hypothesis, predications, demurrers, demurrer, thesis.
defense
copout, jives, cleanups, apologetics, cleanup, jive, off-time.
excuse, defense
justification, out, extenuation, vindication, explanation, pleading, pretext, story, fish tale, argument, song and dance, palliation, cause, claim, apology, action, whitewash, cop-out, right, alibi, mitigation, rationalization, allegation.
plea
supplication, suit, defense, explanation.
pretext
rationale, red herring, smoke screen, reason, affirmation, excuse, alibi, pretense, stratagem, claim, loop-hole, pretext, justification, white lie.
request
query, demand, requisition, desire, inquiry, summons, wish, question, want, probe, urge.
suit
askings.
Examples of usage:
  1. Honath the Pursemaker, your plea may be heard." – The Thing in the Attic by James Benjamin Blish
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Out of what long- buried memory did that ancient plea come? – The Defiant Agents by Andre Alice Norton
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