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    #1

    Smile implore

    Please check the following sentence.
    Which is better in the parentheses?

    Jilly was (attracted, tempted, fascinated) by the funny robot dogs, so she (implored, entreated, appealed) her mother to buy one for her.
    Last edited by Ashiuhto; 15-Dec-2010 at 00:43. Reason: typo

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    #2

    Re: implore

    Fascinated is probably best of the first choice. Tempted is wrong.

    Begged works most naturally in the second.

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    #3

    Re: implore

    Quote Originally Posted by Ashiuhto View Post
    Please check the following sentence.
    Which is better in the parentheses?

    Jilly was (attracted, tempted, fascinated) by the funny robot dogs, so she (implored, entreated, appealed) her mother to buy one for her.
    I like "attracted" or "fascinated" and "implored".

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