SOLICITATION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SOLICITATION
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 n.  act of soliciting; excitation; invitation; temptation; allurement; enticement; disturbing effect
Classic Sentence: (35 in 3 pages)
1  It was not difficult for me, on Peggotty's solicitation, to resolve to stay where I was, until after the remains of the poor carrier should have made their last journey to Blunderstone.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 31. A GREATER LOSS
2  At her solicitation Lyman Cass gave Champ a warm berth as night watchman.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXV
3  Her visits there, beginning by chance, were continued by solicitation.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXII
4  Then he became alarmed, and dared not stay any longer at Nimes, so he solicited a change of residence, and, as he was in reality very influential, he was nominated to Versailles.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 44. The Vendetta.
5  Noirtier looked the permission which she solicited.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 78. We hear From Yanina.
6  and orders are respectfully solicited.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER TEN
7  He solicited the society of no one more.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXIV
8  The boatswain, unmanned for the first time, respectfully dried his eyes on the Jack, and then cheering up, and addressing Mr. Wopsle as Your Honor, solicited permission to take him by the fin.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XLVII
9  'He means, solicited by him, Mr. Copperfield,' said Mrs. Micawber, archly.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 28. Mr. MICAWBER'S GAUNTLET
10  Therefore he had not solicited a boat's crew from them, nor had he in any way hinted his desires on that head.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 50. Ahab's Boat and Crew. Fedallah.
11  When the chief, who had solicited the aid of Duncan, finished his pipe, he made a final and successful movement toward departing.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 24
12  All these various initiatives solicited his attention at once, and pulled him about.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
13  de Treville that his young compatriot, having something important to communicate, solicited a private audience.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
14  Brittles obeyed; the group, peeping timorously over each other's shoulders, beheld no more formidable object than poor little Oliver Twist, speechless and exhausted, who raised his heavy eyes, and mutely solicited their compassion.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVIII
15  Mrs. Fisher looked about her with the eye of the solicitous hostess.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 6
Example Sentence:
1  The current level of aggressive solicitation is slowly choking the life out of this business district.
2  Republican leaders are making open solicitation of the Italian-American vote.
3  She had actively solicited funds for her election campaign.
4  He's already solicited their support on health care reform.
5  "And old Madam Reed, or the Misses, her daughters, will be solicited by you to seek a place, I suppose?" "No, sir; I am not on such terms with my relatives as would justify me in asking favours of them--but I shall advertise."
6  The employer was very solicitous about the health of her employees as replacements were difficult to get.
7  He was very solicitous for her safe return.
8  Knowing she needed to have a solid majority for the budget to pass, the mayor telephoned all the members of the city council to solicit their votes.
9  They send representatives abroad to solicit business.