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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Humbly entreating.

Usage examples (34)
  • Complain's gesture was angry, but Vyann's was supplicatory.
  • Not the infant Samuel, who, in spite of his supplicatory attitude, found no pity.
  • Al'though his words were aggressive, his intonation bordered on the supplicatory.
  • I, your most supplicatory host, am quoted as a "Democratic die-hard" with a team. for more
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