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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To talk, ask, or recite words in the belief that God or a god will hear. Also: To hope greatly.

Usage examples (23)
  • But, pray, is it a whit more marvellous for Almighty
  • We will chain pray until you get well. mary, Dallas, Tx
  • "pray in English, pray in English!" shouted a voice from the minister's group.
  • Spray and pray is a pretty shameful, unsafe, and unethical way to go about it. for more
Tutoring comment
  • Another word that sounds like "pray" which means to talk to God, is "prey" which is an animal that is hunted.
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