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prayer

noun

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1 an address to God or a deity
  • he always directed a bedside prayer to God before going to sleep

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2 an earnest request
  • we hope that the governor will hear our prayer and do something about this pressing problem

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The first known use of prayer was in the 14th century

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“Prayer.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/prayer. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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