How to use Solicitation in a sentence

solicitation
  • This was his first public office, and it came to him, like all later preferments, without any solicitation of his own.

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  • Thus, in 1480, when a Turkish fleet seized Otranto, Matthias, at the earnest solicitation of the pope, sent Balasz Magyar to recover the fortress, which surrendered to him on the 10th of May 1481.

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  • The letter certainly reads like solicitation in the customary halfveiled form.

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  • You don't want your business Christmas card to look like just another solicitation.

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  • In 1782 he entered parliament for Lord Weymouth's close borough of Weobley, which Lord Thurlow obtained for him without solicitation.

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  • Although he lost some property at the Restoration, he was allowed after some solicitation to keep the estate he had bought in Ireland.

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  • Another period of want followed, and it was only by persistent solicitation that Heyne was able to obtain the post of under-clerk in the count's library, with a salary of somewhat less than twenty pounds sterling.

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  • In 1824, on a solicitation from Mustafa Khan, who had got temporary hold of Herat, more troops were despatched thither, but, by the use of money or bribes, their departure was purchased.

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  • At the close of 1614, however, the king sent for Donne to Theobald's, and "descended to a persuasion, almost to a solicitation of him, to enter into sacred orders," but Donne asked for a few days to consider.

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  • A foe to tyranny in every shape, he was decidedly hostile to the policy of Bonaparte, and constantly rejected every solicitation to accept a place under his government.

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  • But amidst the confusion Hale steered a middle course, rising in reputation, and an object of solicitation from both parties.

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  • In November 1777 he was appointed volunteer aide-de-camp to William Alexander (" Lord Stirling "), with the rank of major, and thereby lost his rank in the Continental line; but in the following year, at Washington's solicitation, he received a commission as lieutenant-colonel in a new regiment to be raised in Virginia.

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  • In 1909 the advertisement of liquors, solicitation of orders for liquors, and the sale of cigarettes to minors were prohibited.

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  • Beware of toys being advertised through e-mail, direct mail or telephone solicitation.

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  • Four percent of children received aggressive solicitation from adults who attempted to meet the children in person, compared to 3 percent in 2000.

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  • Other campaigns are done through a direct mail solicitation while others may be done in personal letters.

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  • Have the key figures in the organization involved in the campaign and solicitation.

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  • Provide opt-out information for customers to access at any time, to any solicitation.

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  • What you had hoped would be a quick fix might turn into repeated solicitation calls and emails as these agents try to gain your business.

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