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Definition of pleadingly adverb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

pleadingly

 adverb
adverb
NAmE//ˈplidɪŋli//
 
 
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in an emotional way that shows that you want something very much but are not certain that someone will give it to you He looked pleadingly at her. “Can I come too?” she said, pleadingly.
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