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verb 
  1. To persistently endeavor to obtain an object, or bring about an event.
  2. To woo; to court.
  3. To persuade or incite one to commit some act, especially illegal or sexual behavior.
  4. To offer to perform sexual activity, especially when for a payment.
  5. To make a petition.
  6. (archaic) To disturb or trouble; to harass.
Etymology: From Old (and modern) French solliciter, from Latin sollicitare "stir, disturb", later "look after", from sollicitus "agitated", from sollus "whole" + past participle of ciere "put in motion".


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