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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of communicating with a deity (especially as a petition or in adoration or contrition or thanksgiving); A humble request for help from someone in authority; A prayer asking God's help as part of a religious service.

Usage examples (32)
  • Hasan took patience and humbled himself in supplication before
  • She clasped her hands in supplication, cast up her eyes towards heaven, and again shrieked aloud.
  • The man dropped to his knees - not in supplication as Perryl had moments ago, but in prostration.
  • And then she stood upright and stretched her hands towards the water and said again, less in supplication than command: for more
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