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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of pray.


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  • Christ Jesus _prayed_; prayed _much; needed_ to pray; _loved_ to pray.

    Quiet Talks on Prayer

  • The name prayed to by the Youngblood cults every morning, cursed by Toshi Banana as he slammed the latest mind-rain clique, repeated countless times whenever the story of the Diego War was taught to littlies

    Scott Westerfeld: Uglies Quartet

  • When they saw the enemy approaching, and no possibility of escaping, they all gathered round about him, while he prayed a short word; wherein he repeated this expression thrice over, Lord, spare the green and take the ripe.

    Biographia Scoticana (Scots Worthies) A Brief Historical Account of the Lives, Characters, and Memorable Transactions of the Most Eminent Scots Worthies

  • When Jesus prayed from the cross, "Father, forgive them, they know not what they do," what did he mean? the guide asks.


  • Bristol Palin prayed for at least six months while she was having unprotected sex that God would remind her mom to put just a few condoms in the bathroom drawer … TRUE!

    duh pookie

  • Mechthilt die Huserin prayed so much day and night that she estimated that in a day she said as many prayers as four Psalters. 88 The Psalms and the Psalter were omnipresent in the women's lives.

    Sensual Encounters: Monastic Women and Spirituality in Medieval Germany

  • The Ohio family of captured Army Reserve Spc. Keith Maupin prayed yesterday that news of his execution was untrue.

    Keith "Matt" Maupin

  • Pearl leaned over the fence and said earnestly: Bud, when I get discouraged I take it as a sign that I haven't been keepin 'prayed up, and I go right at it and pray till I get feelin' fine.

    The Second Chance

  • Kuno accepted the terms of his dead father's will without grumbling; but took leave with tears of the Castle where he was born, and where his dear mother was buried; where the good old chaplain prayed, and near which Dame Feldheim, his only friend, lived.

    Hauff's Fairy Tales, Translated and Adapted

  • The day came; she went out among the whispering pines, and again prayed for strength to make her proposal, and that her father might be led to listen to it favourably.

    A Book of Golden Deeds


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  • PRAYED: A large public procession, usually including a marching band. “That was some prayed they had downtown.”

    July 2, 2012