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synonyms for supplicatory

  • courteous
  • gentle
  • modest
  • ordinary
  • polite
  • quiet
  • respectful
  • self-effacing
  • sheepish
  • shy
  • simple
  • soft-spoken
  • tentative
  • timid
  • unpretentious
  • blushing
  • content
  • obliging
  • reserved
  • retiring
  • sedate
  • withdrawn
  • apprehensive
  • backward
  • bashful
  • biddable
  • deferential
  • demure
  • diffident
  • docile
  • fearful
  • hesitant
  • lowly
  • manageable
  • mild
  • obsequious
  • reverential
  • self-conscious
  • servile
  • standoffish
  • submissive
  • subservient
  • timorous
  • tractable
  • unambitious
  • unobtrusive
  • unostentatious

antonyms for supplicatory

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  • bold
  • brave
  • complex
  • complicated
  • discourteous
  • extraordinary
  • extroverted
  • impolite
  • intricate
  • loud
  • rude
  • troubled
  • unashamed
  • uncivil
  • unmannerly
  • unrefined
  • friendly
  • outgoing
  • sociable
  • upset
  • assertive
  • boasting
  • conceited
  • egotistical
  • insolent
  • luxurious
  • pretentious
  • proud
  • rich
  • showy
  • superior
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How to use supplicatory in a sentence

Mrs. Brimmer cast a supplicatory look at Miss Keene, and hastily quitted the room.
THE CRUSADE OF THE EXCELSIORBRET HARTE
It was the whine of the Hindu beggar, halting, supplicatory, almost revoltingly servile.
THE LAMP IN THE DESERTETHEL M. DELL
Bessie launched a supplicatory glance at madame, then hazarded a doubtful consent, which did not provoke a denial.
THE VICISSITUDES OF BESSIE FAIRFAXHARRIET PARR
I was about to reply, but Owen looked at me with such a supplicatory and warning gesture, that I was involuntarily silent.
ROB ROY, VOLUME 1., ILLUSTRATEDSIR WALTER SCOTT
None of them were in a supplicatory style: the Emperor already spoke as a master; he did not entreat, he commanded.
MEMOIRS OF THE PRIVATE LIFE, RETURN, AND REIGN OF NAPOLEON IN 1815, VOL. IFLEURY DE CHABOULON.
The supplicatory force of the names, however, is clear, whatever may be the account of the formal anomalies.
THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE PSALMS, VOL. 2ALEXANDER MACLAREN
Mrs. Chadwick spoke with a supplicatory note very unlike her usual placid if complaining authority.
ADRIENNE TONERANNE DOUGLAS SEDGWICK
He was called and introduced and the request put to him by Jannish, in his most elaborate and supplicatory style.
A BEAUTIFUL ALIENJULIA MAGRUDER
The lights at the altar burnt dimly in his eyes—the loud antiphon and the supplicatory prayer fell upon a listless ear.
THE LANCASHIRE WITCHESWILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH
The letter written by him to Vergennes on this occasion is one of his supplicatory masterpieces.
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN; SELF-REVEALED, VOLUME II (OF 2)WILIAM CABELL BRUCE
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