supplicatory

[ suhp-li-keyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF supplicatory
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"Let me go," he said again, with a look of supplicatory appeal.

Her letter was supplicatory, spasmodic, full of sorrow, and full of love.

Not the infant Samuel, who, in spite of his supplicatory attitude, found no pity.

His attitude was too humble and the tone of his voice too supplicatory to be resisted.

The letter written by him to Vergennes on this occasion is one of his supplicatory masterpieces.

Mrs. Brimmer cast a supplicatory look at Miss Keene, and hastily quitted the room.

The lights at the altar burnt dimly in his eyes—the loud antiphon and the supplicatory prayer fell upon a listless ear.

I should have thought myself in paradise had not the supplicatory tones of the clergy announced a felicity still imperfect.

Altogether, a brace of more romantic she-beggars it was never our fortune to meet in this supplicatory world.

The supplicatory tones were hard to resist, but I saw the enemy advancing, and hastened back to the General.

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