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supplication

Line breaks: sup¦pli|ca¦tion
Pronunciation: /ˌsʌplɪˈkeɪʃn
 
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Definition of supplication in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The action of asking or begging for something earnestly or humbly: he fell to his knees in supplication
More example sentences
  • The women's defiant attitude was the greatest surprise to the authorities who expected tears, supplications and general weakness.
  • His gesture is somewhere between surrender and supplication.
  • Councils may be able to make their supplications to the State Government and Parliament but, in the end, they have to comply with the law.
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