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noun as in entreaty

noun as in appeal

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Example Sentences

In one of those scenes, a character says supplications with his prayer bead while burying the dead.

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It goes without saying that Ms. Solomon sees a fair share of supplication this time of year.

Possibly, but it will be a polite, even gingerly, supplication.

The expression of his features was calm and composed, and his eyes were raised to heaven with a look of hope and supplication.

He attempts to pray and make supplication—yea, even he endeavours to perform the service.

I have put off the robe of peace, and have put upon me the sackcloth of supplication, and I will cry to the most High in my days.

Wherefore those men carefully watching him, found Daniel praying and making supplication to his God.

Not a single outer sign of fervour: no kneeling, no clasped hands, or other sign of supplication.


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On this page you'll find 39 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to supplication, such as: adjuration, appeal, invocation, petition, prayer, and request.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.