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prayer US English

A solemn request for help or expression of thanks addressed to God or an object of worship

prayer US Thesaurus

the priest's murmured prayers

prayer book US English

A book containing the forms of prayer regularly used in Christian worship, especially the Book of Common Prayer

prayer flag US English

(Especially in Tibetan Buddhism) a flag on which prayers are inscribed

prayer rug US English

A small carpet used by Muslims for kneeling on when praying

prayer book New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(two words; capitals in reference to the Book of Common Prayer)

Common Prayer US English

The liturgy of the Anglican Communion, originally set forth in the Book of Common Prayer of Edward VI (1549)

prayer beads US English

A string of beads used in prayer, especially a rosary

prayer plant US English

A Brazilian plant with variegated leaves that are erect at night but lie flat during the day, grown as a houseplant

prayer shawl US English

Another term for tallith.

prayer stick US English

A stick decorated with feathers, used by various American Indian peoples in religious ceremonies

prayer wheel US English

A revolving cylinder inscribed with or containing prayers, a revolution of which symbolizes the repetition of a prayer, used by Tibetan Buddhists

bidding prayer US English

A prayer in the form of an invitation by a minister or leader to the congregation to pray about something

evening prayer US English

A formal act of worship held in the evening

morning prayer US English

A formal act of worship held in the morning, especially regularly or by a group assembled for this purpose

prayer meeting US English

An informal religious gathering or service during which prayers are offered

the Lord's Prayer US English

The prayer taught by Jesus to his disciples, beginning “Our Father.”

Prayer of Manasses US English

A book of the Apocrypha consisting of a penitential prayer put into the mouth of Manasseh, king of Judah

not have a prayer US English

Have no chance at all of succeeding at something

Book of Common Prayer US English

The official service book of the Church of England and, with some variation, of other churches of the Anglican Communion. It was compiled by Thomas Cranmer and others and first issued in 1549

Book of Common Prayer New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

official service book of the Church of England

on a wing and a prayer US English

With only the slightest chance of success

the Lord's Prayer in lord US English

The prayer taught by Jesus to his disciples, beginning “Our Father.”

not have a prayer in prayer US English

Have no chance at all of succeeding at something

evening prayers in evening prayer US English

A formal act of worship held in the evening

on a wing and a prayer in wing US English

With only the slightest chance of success

not have a prayer in prayer US Thesaurus

everyone thought this Minnesota team didn't have a prayer against Duke


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