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impetrate


impetrate

verb

Definition of IMPETRATE

to make a request to (someone) in an earnest or urgent manner <since deists do not believe in a Creator who interferes in human affairs, they generally regard as fruitless any effort to impetrate Him for divine favors>
Related Words bludge [chiefly Australian & New Zealand], cadge, mooch, sponge; ask, desire, invoke, request, sue; claim, coerce, command, compel, demand, force, insist, require

February 28, 2015
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To speak pompously or dogmatically
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