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Synonyms for pray

say your prayers

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  • say your prayers
  • offer a prayer
  • recite the rosary

Synonyms for pray

to offer a reverent petition to God or a god

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to make an earnest or urgent request

Synonyms for pray

address a deity, a prophet, a saint or an object of worship

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call upon in supplication

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Roy Bellen, head of the Archdiocese of Manila's Archdiocesan Office of Communications, explained that Catholics who prayed for the dead could obtain indulgences for souls in purgatory.
He said that he and his family are thankful to those who prayed for the success of the operation of Prime Minister Mohammad Nawaz Sharif.
She prayed the Chaplet of Divine Mercy, and the kidnappers let her go after a few days.
The paper reports the results of five separate studies designed to find out whether partner-focused prayer shifted individuals toward cooperative behaviours and tendencies both over time and in the immediate aftermath of hurtful behaviour, firstly they found that participants, who prayed more frequently for their partner, were rated as less vengeful in discussing something the partner had done to upset or annoy them.
Upto 78 % of the respondents said they prayed five times a day, 7 % said four times a day, 6 % said they prayed three times a day during this holy month.
Analysis of data from a 76 item survey on "Prayer and Romantic Involvement" completed by 286 respondents at a large southeastern university revealed that undergraduates who prayed more frequently were more likely to require that a person they dated not only would pray themselves but also pray with the respondent.
When Abraham prayed for the people of Sidon, he didn't kowtow; he dared to barter with God like a merchant trying to make a sale or a lawyer attempting to win a case.
Even if you weren't there or you have never prayed for world peace, would you?
I KNELT to pray when day was done, And prayed, 'O Lord, bless everyone, "Lift from each saddened heart the pain, and let the sick be well again'.
When was the last time you prayed with passion and determination?
2 : to hope or wish very much for <I prayed no one would forget.
THE last time I prayed was watching the Remembrance Day ceremony at the Cenotaph on TV yesterday.
If we all prayed constantly for world peace it would happen.
Jesus prayed at unexceptional times and at pivotal moments of his ministry.
During this time, the young prisoners prayed and sang together, said the rosary as a group, and called out catechism questions to one another, perhaps to ensure that they were indeed ready to meet God their Saviour.