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supplicates

verb
present tense third-person singular of supplicate

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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

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“Supplicates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/supplicates. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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