Prayerful Prayer"ful, a. Given to prayer; praying much or often; devotional. ``The prayerful man.'' --J. S. Blackie. -- {Prayer"ful*ly}, adv. -- {Prayer"ful*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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