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supplicate
used in The Grapes of Wrath

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Definition
ask humbly (for something);
or: make a humble, earnest petition;
or: ask for humbly or earnestly, as in prayer
  • And on the preacher's face there was a look not of prayer, but of thought; and in his tone not supplication, but conjecture.
    Chapter 8 (76% in)

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