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supplicating

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

asking humbly
  • in a supplicating gesture, he got down on his knees and asked, "Will you marry me?"

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supplicating

verb
present participle of supplicate

Synonyms & Antonyms of supplicating (Entry 2 of 2)

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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“Supplicating.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/supplicating. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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