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supplicate
used in The Screwtape Letters

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Definition
ask humbly (for something);
or: make a humble, earnest petition;
or: ask for humbly or earnestly, as in prayer
  • One of their poets, Coleridge, has recorded that he did not pray "with moving lips and bended knees" but merely "composed his spirit to love" and indulged "a sense of supplication".
    Chapter 4 (24% in)

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