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supplicate
used in Wuthering Heights

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Definition
ask humbly (for something);
or: make a humble, earnest petition;
or: ask for humbly or earnestly, as in prayer
  • 'He shook me till my teeth rattled, and pitched me beside Joseph, who steadily concluded his supplications, and then rose, vowing he would set off for the Grange directly.
    Chapter 17 (50% in)
  • And on their behalf he added that night a special prayer to the usual quarter-of-an-hour's supplication before meat, and would have tacked another to the end of the grace, had not his young mistress broken in upon him with a hurried command that he must run down the road, and, wherever Heathcliff had rambled, find and make him re-enter directly!
    Chapter 9 (60% in)
  • She earnestly supplicated that I would spare her one or two.
    Chapter 21 (96% in)
  • Linton shivered, and glanced at her, half supplicating, half ashamed; but his cousin's patience was not sufficient to endure this enigmatical behaviour.
    Chapter 27 (11% in)
  • I ought to have sweat blood then, from the anguish of my yearning — from the fervour of my supplications to have but one glimpse!
    Chapter 29 (76% in)

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