- supplication (n.)
- late 14c., from Old French suplicacion "humble request," from Latin supplicationem (nominative supplicatio) "a public prayer, thanksgiving day," noun of action from past participle stem of supplicare "plead humbly" (see supple). In ancient Rome, a religious solemnity, especially in thanksgiving for a victory or in times of public danger.
- 1. He raised his arms in a gesture of supplication.
- 2. She knelt in supplication.
- 3. The supplication touched him home.
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- 4. She burst into a torrent of confused supplication and the tears coursed down her painted cheeks.
- 5. There's a silence and Harlowe tries to keep the supplication out of his voice.
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