appeal

Part of speech: adjective

Appealable.

Part of speech: verb

To beseech; entreat; awaken response or sympathy; followed by to.

Part of speech: verb

To take ( a cause) to a higher court.

Part of speech: noun

An earnest request; entreaty.

Part of speech: noun

A resort to a higher authority, as for sanction or aid.

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Usage examples "appeal":

  1. She shall never marry him, and I know that Garvington will appeal to his sister's strong desire to save the family once more; so that she may not be foolish enough to lose the money. - "Red Money", Fergus Hume.
  2. I have done wrong, I believe, to appeal to the public. - "Balzac", Frederick Lawton.
  3. An appeal may here be made to every one's experience. - "Words of Cheer for the Tempted, the Toiling, and the Sorrowing", T. S. Arthur.