Apprecation Ap`pre*ca"tion, n. [L. apprecari to pray to; ad + precari to pray, prex, precis, prayer.] Earnest prayer; devout wish. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

A solemn apprecation of good success. --Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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