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supplicate
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

2 uses
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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 still the voices sang in supplication to the Virgin most powerful, Virgin most merciful.
    Episode 13 — Nausicca (23% in)
  • The learned prelate who administered the last comforts of holy religion to the hero martyr when about to pay the death penalty knelt in a most christian spirit in a pool of rainwater, his cassock above his hoary head, and offered up to the throne of grace fervent prayers of supplication.
    Episode 12 — Cyclops (32% in)

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