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supplicate
used in Gulliver's Travels

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
  • I then put myself in the most supplicating posture, and spoke in the humblest accent, but received no answer.
    Part 3 — A Voyage to Laputa, Balnibarbi, .... (8% in)
  • All I ventured was to raise mine eyes towards the sun, and place my hands together in a supplicating posture, and to speak some words in a humble melancholy tone, suitable to the condition I then was in: for I apprehended every moment that he would dash me against the ground, as we usually do any little hateful animal, which we have a mind to destroy.
    Part 2 — A Voyage to Brobdingnag (8% in)

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