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synonyms for pray

  • ask
  • beseech
  • recite
  • urge
  • adjure
  • appeal
  • brace
  • crave
  • entreat
  • implore
  • importune
  • invoke
  • petition
  • request
  • say
  • solicit
  • sue
  • supplicate
  • commune with
  • cry for
  • invocate
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antonyms for pray

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  • answer
  • refuse
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Where Did The Phrase “Thoughts And Prayers” Come From?
While increased attention to the calamities of the world is in theory a good thing, hearing about every single tragedy doesn't necessarily correlate with absolute empathy. At the very least, people—especially politicians—tend to offer up a phrase or two to acknowledge a misfortune. One of the most popular phrases? "Thoughts and prayers."
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How to use pray in a sentence

He said parents of some of his students have emailed him, saying that they are praying for his safety and that their children fear he will contract the virus.
AFTER MONTHS OF PLANNING, PROTESTS AND FALSE STARTS, D.C. STUDENTS AND TEACHERS HEAD TO CLASSES FOR FIRST TIME IN NEARLY A YEARPERRY STEIN, LAUREN LUMPKIN, JOE HEIM, LAURA MECKLERFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I prayed that this late-night scramble in a poorly ventilated hospital hallway wouldn’t become a superspreader event.
I JUMPED THE QUEUE TO GET AN EXPIRING VACCINE. DID I DO THE RIGHT THING?NIALL FIRTHFEBRUARY 1, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
At night, she returns to the home she shares with her elderly mother-in-law, praying the coronavirus isn’t traveling inside her.
ESSENTIAL WORKERS GET LOST IN THE VACCINE SCRUM AS STATES PRIORITIZE THE ELDERLYLENA H. SUN, ISAAC STANLEY-BECKER, AKILAH JOHNSONFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
They’re also rated to last roughly 70 million clicks before they start to break down, so it should last for quite some time even if you fully subscribe to the “spray-and-pray” school of first-person shooting games.
RAZER’S NEW GAMING MOUSE PINGS YOUR COMPUTER 8,000 TIMES A SECOND TO FIGHT LAGSTAN HORACZEKJANUARY 29, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
If he and other Christians had been able to pray outside while senators voted inside, he feels certain it would have changed their votes.
HERE ARE SOME OF THE PEOPLE CHARGED SINCE A MOB BREACHED THE CAPITOLWASHINGTON POST STAFFJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
We go to work, we care for our children, we move cities, we make love to our partners, we pray to God.
HOW TO FIND FREEDOM FROM GRIEFJASMINE GRANTJANUARY 7, 2021ESSENCE.COM
After praying and talking with my family and Coach Saban, I’ve decided that I will return for my senior season.
ALABAMA’S DEVONTA SMITH BECOMES FIRST WIDE RECEIVER TO WIN THE HEISMAN TROPHY IN 29 YEARSCHUCK CULPEPPERJANUARY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
God knows we’ve been surviving and striving to be our best selves, while remaining prayed up and healthy, but in some weird way you have to admire just how dedicated 2020 has been to being the absolute worst, right up until the end.
CHARLIE WILSON EMBRACES 2021 WITH A ‘THANKFUL NEW YEAR’ PLAYLISTCMURRAYJANUARY 1, 2021ESSENCE.COM
Young investors should pray for bear markets because it allows them to buy more shares at lower prices.
HOW YOUR PERSONAL FINANCES CAN SURVIVE A PANDEMICLEE CLIFFORDDECEMBER 28, 2020FORTUNE
Our obligation is to plan for a future petdemic, even as we pray it never comes.
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WORDS RELATED TO PRAY

  • address
  • adjure
  • advance
  • apply
  • ask
  • beg
  • beseech
  • bid
  • call
  • call upon
  • claim
  • contest
  • crave
  • demand
  • entreat
  • hit on
  • implore
  • importune
  • petition
  • plead
  • pray
  • propose
  • proposition
  • question
  • refer
  • require
  • resort to
  • solicit
  • strike
  • submit
  • sue
  • supplicate
  • urge
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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