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  • verb Present participle of supplicate.

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Examples

  • And so, in this great extremity, the only duty which pressed upon her was the idea of supplicating the saints to take charge of her unhappy affairs.

    Remember the Alamo

  • And so, in this great extremity, the only duty which pressed upon her was the idea of supplicating the saints to take charge of her unhappy affairs.

    Remember the Alamo

  • The fact that many of these organizations 'action items failed to include basic duties such as supplicating to Allah for our oppressed brethren is a side issue - but it shows the extent to which Muslims have bought into the' work with the system 'mentality.

    MuslimMatters.org

  • It was true that one, a little German, had gone broke and was himself forlornly back-tripping the last pack of the portage; but the other two had boats nearly completed and were daily supplicating the god of merchants and traders to stay the iron hand of winter for just another day.

    THE ONE THOUSAND DOZEN

  • Willard Russell's wife, Charlotte, is dying of cancer, so he and his son, Arvin, embark on a frantic regimen of supplicating God for her well-being at a backyard "prayer log."

    The Comic-Grotesque Goes North

  • Tony lost interest in the horses to begin chasing the smaller, four-footed prey, his clutching hand outstretched in a supplicating gesture.

    Western Man

  • She upreared on her own knees in an agony of terror, clasping his knees and supplicating him to desist.

    THE RED ONE

  • Tony lost interest in the horses to begin chasing the smaller, four-footed prey, his clutching hand outstretched in a supplicating gesture.

    Western Man

  • CONAN: And we don't think much of the practice of supplicating demons, but you write that the Ebers Papyrus explains magic is effective together with medicine.

    'Pain Chronicles': Understanding Pain As A Disease

  • CONAN: And we don't think much of the practice of supplicating demons, but you write that the Ebers Papyrus explains magic is effective together with medicine.

    'Pain Chronicles': Understanding Pain As A Disease

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