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Related / Similar Words: supplication, entreaty, appeal, petition, orison, supplicant

 

Definition:
  • the act of communicating with a deity (especially as a petition or in adoration or contrition or thanksgiving); "the priest sank to his knees in prayer";
  • a fixed text used in praying;
  • earnest or urgent request; "an entreaty to stop the fighting"; "an appeal for help"; "an appeal to the public to keep calm";
  • reverent petition to a deity;
  • someone who prays to God;

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    Hyponyms: devotion, blessing, benediction, Agnus Dei, Angelus, Ave Maria, Hail Mary, Canticle of Simeon, Nunc dimittis, Evening Prayer, evensong, Kol Nidre, Litany, Lord's Prayer, Mass, Shema, adjuration, demagoguery, demagogy, supplication, plea, solicitation, suit, courtship, wooing, courting, prayer wheel, collect, commination, deprecation, grace, thanksgiving, intercession, invocation, requiescat, beadsman, bedesman

     

    Derivational Morphology: pray, appeal, invoke

     

    Anagrams: prepay, papery

     

    Language Translations:
    Finnish: rukous   German: Gebet  
    Hungarian: ima   Italian: preghiera  
    Japanese: 祈り   Polish: modlitwa  
    Russian: молитва   Serbian: molitva  
    Slovene: molitev   Spanish: oración  
    Telugu: ప్రార్థన  
     
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