Supplicatory
Supplicatory Sup"pli*ca*to*ry, a. [Cf. F. supplicatoire.] Containing supplication; humble; earnest. [1913 Webster]

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  • supplicatory — index solicitous Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • supplicatory — adjective Date: 15th century expressing supplication ; suppliant < a supplicatory prayer > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • supplicatory — supplicate ► VERB ▪ ask or beg for something earnestly or humbly. DERIVATIVES supplicant adjective & noun supplication noun supplicatory adjective. ORIGIN Latin supplicare implore …   English terms dictionary

  • supplicatory — See supplication. * * * …   Universalium

  • supplicatory — adjective begging, humbly beseeching, imploring …   Wiktionary

  • supplicatory — Synonyms and related words: adorant, adoring, begging, cadging, devotional, devout, imploring, in the dust, mendicant, mooching, on bended knee, petitionary, prayerful, precative, precatory, prostrate before, reverent, reverential, scrounging,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • supplicatory — sup·pli·ca·to·ry || sÊŒplɪkÉ™tÉ”rɪ / kÉ™trɪ adj. expressing a request; consisting of a request …   English contemporary dictionary

  • supplicatory — a. Petitionary, humble, submissive …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • supplicatory — adj suppliant, petitionary, precatory, obtestative, importunate. See suppliant(def. 1) …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • supplicatory — sup·pli·ca·to·ry …   English syllables

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