For the past tense of to plead, you may use either pleaded or pled.
Example: He pleaded not guilty before his trial.
Example: He pled not guilty before his trial.
Note: In the strict legal sense, one cannot plead innocent.
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Avuncular: Like an uncle, especially in kindness or tolerance.
Example: He showed her avuncular affection.
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