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  • v. To exceed or excel in prayer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To exceed or excel in prayer.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To go beyond or surpass in prayer; excel in sincerity or fervor of prayer or supplication.
  • To surpass or excel as prayer.


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