Ask and refuse

solicit
(v)
sǝ-LISS-it
Meaning

1. request earnestly; beg

1st Sample Sentence

1. I don't want to meet him, because I am certain that he will again solicit me for money.

2nd Meaning

2. seek

2nd Sample Sentence

2. As they solicit votes during election campaigns, politicians make all sorts of promises they never expect to honor.

Root

sollicitus (agitated) (Latin)

Synonyms

entreat, importune, solicit, supplicate

Mnemonics

so+ let (li)+ me sit (cit). I requested my teacher

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