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English verb: supplicate

1. supplicate (communication) ask humbly (for something)


SamplesHe supplicated the King for clemency.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)beg, implore, pray


Verb groupsupplicate, supplicate

2. supplicate (communication) make a humble, earnest petition


SamplesSupplicate for permission.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)petition


Verb groupsupplicate

3. supplicate (communication) ask for humbly or earnestly, as in prayer


SamplesSupplicate God's blessing.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s VERB-ing


Broader (hypernym)bespeak, call for, quest, request


Verb groupsupplicate









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