Synonyms to conduct pleadings

plead, adduce, adjure, advance, advocate, affirm, allege, appeal, appeal to, apply to, argue, argufy, array, ask, ask for, assert, aver, avow, bandy words, beg, beseech, bicker, blandish, brace, bring forward, bring on, bring to bear, cajole, call for help, call on, call upon, cavil, choplogic, clamor for, coax, conjure, contend, contest, crave, cross swords, cry for, cry on, cry to, cut and thrust, declare, demand, deploy, discept, dispute, entreat, exhort, give and take, hassle, have it out, high-pressure, impetrate, implead, implore, importune, imprecate, insist, insist upon, invoke, jawbone, join issue, kneel to, lobby, lock horns, logomachize, maintain, make a plea, marshal, moot, nag, obtest, offer, petition, pettifog, plead for, plead with, polemicize, polemize, pray, present, press, pressure, produce, push, put forward, quibble, rally, recommend, request, rest, run to, say, seek, soft-soap, solicit, spar, supplicate, swear, sweet-talk, take sides, thrash out, try conclusions, urge, wheedle, work on, wrangle, abeyance, abide, abide in, afterglow, afterimage, allay, alpenstock, annihila