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How to use supplicate in a sentence

It is better for him to supplicate God to change his heart, than to insult him by promising to do what he is unwilling to perform.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
Andrea might writhe and supplicate and despair as he would—in vain.
THE CHILD OF PLEASUREGABRIELE D'ANNUNZIO
When a mortal, she had no children by her husband, which caused her to supplicate the gods to give her offspring.
THE MYSTERIES OF ALL NATIONSJAMES GRANT
Did not those eyes he had blessed with vision, with tears supplicate compassion for their benefactor?
JESUS, THE MESSIAH; OR, THE OLD TESTAMENT PROPHECIES FULFILLED IN THE NEW TESTAMENT SCRIPTURES(A LADY) ANONYMOUS
All those who supplicate in this very average court practise it to a more or less degree.
KAI LUNG'S GOLDEN HOURSERNEST BRAMAH
It was the same bell that called the people together on Sunday to worship God and to supplicate his mercy.
OUT OF THE HURLY-BURLYCHARLES HEBER CLARK
While I have life, I will follow you—supplicate—persecute you.
SELF-CONTROLMARY BRUNTON
Therefore they should entreat Jove alone for all things, and supplicate him only.
THE CITY OF GOD, VOLUME IAURELIUS AUGUSTINE
And I beseech you to have patience with me while I supplicate you.
THE LETTERS OF ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING, VOLUME IIELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING
Besides, we decided not to petition or supplicate for favours, preferring to rely on our own energies and self-help.
MAJOR FRANKA. L. G. BOSBOOM-TOUSSAINT
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO SUPPLICATE

  • abjure
  • advocate
  • apply to
  • ask
  • beseech
  • besiege
  • call to
  • canvass
  • conjure
  • crave
  • desire
  • entreat
  • impetrate
  • implore
  • importune
  • invoke
  • nag
  • obsecrate
  • obtest
  • petition
  • plead
  • pray
  • press
  • requisition
  • solicit
  • sue
  • supplicate
  • urge
  • woo
  • worry
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