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supplicate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of supplicate

  1. to make a request to (someone) in an earnest or urgent manner <the minister reminded his flock that God is a being to be obeyed and worshipped always and not just someone to be supplicated in times of trouble> Synonyms appeal (to), beseech, besiege, conjure, entreat, impetrate, implore, importune, petition, plead (to), pray, solicit, begRelated Words bludge [chiefly Australian & New Zealand], cadge, mooch, sponge; ask, desire, invoke, request, sue; claim, coerce, command, compel, demand, force, insist, requireNear Antonyms hint, imply, intimate, suggest; appease, conciliate, gratify, mollify, oblige, pacify, placate, please, satisfy; comfort, console, content, quiet





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