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precatory

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precatory

adjective prec·a·to·ry \ˈpre-kə-ˌtr-ē\

Definition of PRECATORY

:  expressing a wish

Origin of PRECATORY

Late Latin precatorius, from Latin precari to pray — more at pray
First Known Use: 1636

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