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Synonyms for supplication

Synonyms for supplication

an earnest or urgent request

the act of praying

Synonyms for supplication

a prayer asking God's help as part of a religious service

a humble request for help from someone in authority


the act of communicating with a deity (especially as a petition or in adoration or contrition or thanksgiving)

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"Whoever you are," cries the woman, "you have no business here; nor shall I open the door to any one at this time of night." Partridge, whom the sound of a human voice had recovered from his fright, fell to the most earnest supplications to be admitted for a few minutes to the fire, saying, he was almost dead with the cold; to which fear had indeed contributed equally with the frost.
The Hujjaj will offer Zohar and Asr prayers together and stay at Arafat spending the whole day in supplication praying for welfare of Ummah.
The more than two million pilgrims stand shoulder to shoulder for an emotional day of repentance and supplication at Mount Arafat, an area about 20 kilometers (12 miles) east of Makkah, for the peak of the annual Hajj.
"My Lord, accept my repentance, wash away my sin, answer my supplication, clearly establish my evidence, guide my heart, make true my tongue and draw out malice in my breast." (Abu Dawood)
Hazrat Ali (RA) said 'Whosoever keeps awake in devoutness on his night and recites the Du'a of Prophet Khizr, undoubtedly that person's supplication will be responded to and granted.
It is a month of self-control and supplication, caring and benediction, of repentance and sanctity.
The first, written in 1615, was Objections Answered by Way of Dialogue, and the second work followed five years later, called An Humble Supplication to the King's Majesty.
Whatever our political stripe, let us set aside our divisions for the meantime as we need to unite in supplication for heaven to water our parched fields and fill up our depleted dams.
Jones and Pittman (1982) proposed five self-presentation strategy types: (1) ingratiation, which involves using humorous, modest, and personal statements to be liked by others; (2) intimidation, which entails using threats and anger to be viewed as dangerous and powerful; (3) self-promotion, which involves individuals publicizing their abilities, accomplishments, and performance to be perceived as skilled and qualified; (4) exemplification, which entails displaying ideological social norms and self-discipline to establish oneself as a moral model, and (5) supplication, which involves presenting oneself as weak or helpless to elicit assistance from others.
HRH the Premier extended thanks to citizens, hailing their supplication to Allah the Almighty and the good feelings they expressed whether through the media or phone calls.
My sea reflect your signs, that sundown supplication in your mane of hair.
I ask you for the supplication, and we are going to reform and we will not compromise, but I say to them: Take the positions and chairs, and leave the homeland for me, adding that the safety of Iraq is my duty."/ End
He had meet the CJ and castigate thenew Senate ChairmanAn English daily reported CJ Saqib Nisarhaving said that many people approach the judiciary "for supplication and redressal of their grievances" on a daily basis "and we listen to them all".
It was the arrogant distance, mocking and acerbic response to atrocities such as the Friday supplication that turned the tide.
Even in England and other countries the whole planet over in which English has developed into the mother tongue and - as in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda - even as the language of commerce, education, government, industry and supplication to the denizen of heaven, the word paid is known to almost every English speaker only as the past tense form of the verb to pay, which means to part with some hard value in order to acquire an equivalent value, whether hard or 'soft'.