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  • 1 Request — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Request >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 request request requisition Sgm: N 1 claim claim &c.(demand) 741 Sgm: N 1 petition petition suit prayer Sgm: N 1 begging letter begging letter roun …

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  • 2 petition — Synonyms and related words: Angelus, Ave, Ave Maria, Hail Mary, Kyrie Eleison, Paternoster, address, aid prayer, appeal, appeal to, application, apply for, apply to, ask, asking, beadroll, beads, beg, beseech, beseechment, bidding prayer,… …

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  • 3 petition — pe·ti·tion 1 n 1: a formal written request made to an official person or body (as a court or board) a petition for equitable relief the creditor filed a petition for involuntary bankruptcy 2: a document embodying a formal written request petition …

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  • 4 Prefer — Pre*fer , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Preferred}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Preferring}.] [F. pr[ e]f[ e]rer, L. praeferre; prae before + ferre to bear or carry. See 1st {Bear}.] 1. To carry or bring (something) forward, or before one; hence, to bring for… …

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  • 5 prefer a request to — index petition Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 6 petition — I. n. Request, prayer, supplication, entreaty, suit, solicitation, application, appeal, address. II. v. a. Entreat, pray, supplicate, solicit, crave, ask, beg, apply to, make application to, prefer a request to …

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  • 7 pray — I. v. a. Ask (earnestly), request, entreat, importune, beseech, supplicate, implore, beg, petition, invoke, conjure, call upon. See adjure. II. v. n. 1. [Usually with for.] Supplicate, entreat, petition, beg, implore, importune, prefer a petition …

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  • 8 call — 1 vt 1: to announce or recite loudly call ed the civil trial list 2: to admit (a person) as a barrister was call ed to the bar 3: to demand payment of esp. by formal notice call …

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  • 9 pray — vt: to ask for plaintiff pray s judgment against the defendants for actual damages used esp. in pleadings vi: to make a request of a court esp. in a complaint or petition complainant pray s for declaratory relief pray ing that the judgment be… …

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  • 10 sue — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. prosecute, bring suit, petition; beg, solicit, request; court, woo. See lawsuit, endearment. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To institute legal proceedings] Syn. prosecute, litigate, claim, file suit, bring… …

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  • 11 apply — Synonyms and related words: accouter, accredit, address, administer, affix, allot, ally, appeal, appertain, apply for, apply to, appoint, appropriate, ascribe, ask, ask for, assign, associate, attach, attend, attribute, audition, authorize, bear …

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  • 12 pray — Synonyms and related words: I beg you, adjure, appeal, appeal to, apply to, ask, be good enough, beg, beseech, brace, call for help, call on, call upon, circulate a petition, clamor for, commune with God, conjure, crave, cry for, cry on, cry to,… …

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  • 13 ask — I. v. a. 1. Question, interrogate, inquire of, put the question to. 2. Inquire, make inquiry about, seek information regarding. 3. Invite. 4. Request, solicit, petition, seek, beseech, implore, supplicate, crave, beg, desire, entreat, pray for,… …

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  • 14 preference stock — Prefer Pre*fer , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Preferred}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Preferring}.] [F. pr[ e]f[ e]rer, L. praeferre; prae before + ferre to bear or carry. See 1st {Bear}.] 1. To carry or bring (something) forward, or before one; hence, to bring for …

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  • 15 preferential stock — Prefer Pre*fer , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Preferred}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Preferring}.] [F. pr[ e]f[ e]rer, L. praeferre; prae before + ferre to bear or carry. See 1st {Bear}.] 1. To carry or bring (something) forward, or before one; hence, to bring for …

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  • 16 Preferred — Prefer Pre*fer , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Preferred}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Preferring}.] [F. pr[ e]f[ e]rer, L. praeferre; prae before + ferre to bear or carry. See 1st {Bear}.] 1. To carry or bring (something) forward, or before one; hence, to bring for …

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  • 17 Preferred stock — Prefer Pre*fer , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Preferred}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Preferring}.] [F. pr[ e]f[ e]rer, L. praeferre; prae before + ferre to bear or carry. See 1st {Bear}.] 1. To carry or bring (something) forward, or before one; hence, to bring for …

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  • 18 Preferring — Prefer Pre*fer , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Preferred}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Preferring}.] [F. pr[ e]f[ e]rer, L. praeferre; prae before + ferre to bear or carry. See 1st {Bear}.] 1. To carry or bring (something) forward, or before one; hence, to bring for …

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  • 19 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA — UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, country in N. America. This article is arranged according to the following outline: introduction Colonial Era, 1654–1776 Early National Period, 1776–1820 German Jewish Period, 1820–1880 East European Jewish Period,… …

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  • 20 Time in Indiana — refers to the controversial time zone division of Indiana, and to the state s historical response to the innovation of daylight saving time. The official dividing line between Eastern Time and Central Time has, over time, progressively moved west …

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