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Solicit (IPA: /səˈɫɪsɪt/)


Solicit (v. t.)

To ask from with earnestness; to make petition to; to apply to for obtaining something; as, to solicit person for alms.

Solicit (v. t.)

To endeavor to obtain; to seek; to plead for; as, to solicit an office; to solicit a favor.

Solicit (v. t.)

To awake or excite to action; to rouse desire in; to summon; to appeal to; to invite.

Solicit (v. t.)

To urge the claims of; to plead; to act as solicitor for or with reference to.

Solicit (v. t.)

To disturb; to disquiet; -- a Latinism rarely used.

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Did I request thee, Maker, from my clay To mould Me man? Did I solicit thee From darkness to promote me?" - Paradise Lost


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