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  • n. A prayer or act of praying; an earnest request.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of praying; supplication; entreaty.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of praying; supplication; entreaty; hence, a prayer; an invocation.


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