soliciting (n.)
importuning, entreaty, urging [not necessarily immoral]
Ham II.ii.126[Polonius to Claudius and Gertrude, of Hamlet] And more above hath his solicitings ... / All given to mine ear [Q2; F soliciting]
Mac I.iii.129[Macbeth to himself] This supernatural soliciting / Cannot be ill, cannot be good
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