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prayer British & World English

A solemn request for help or expression of thanks addressed to God or another deity

prayer English Thesaurus

she stood in the chapel listening to the priest's murmured prayers

prayer book British & World English

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

prayer flag British & World English

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

prayer mat British & World 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 British & World English

The Church of England liturgy, originally set forth in the Book of Common Prayer of Edward VI (1549) and revised in 1662

prayer beads British & World English

A string of beads used to keep count while uttering prayers

prayer plant British & World English

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

prayer shawl British & World English

Another term for tallith.

prayer stick British & World English

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

prayer wheel British & World English

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

bidding prayer British & World English

(In church use) a prayer in the form of an invitation by a minister or leader to the congregation to pray about something

evening prayer British & World English

A formal act of worship held in the evening

morning prayer British & World English

A formal act of worship held in the morning

prayer meeting British & World English

(Especially among Nonconformists) a religious gathering or service during which prayers are offered

the Lord's Prayer British & World English

The prayer taught by Christ to his disciples, beginning ‘Our Father’

Prayer of Manasses British & World English

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

Manasses, Prayer of British & World English

See Prayer of Manasses.

not have a prayer British & World English

Have no chance at all of succeeding at something

Book of Common Prayer British & World English

The official service book of the Church of England, compiled by Thomas Cranmer and others, first issued in 1549, and largely unchanged since the revision of 1662

Book of Common Prayer New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

official service book of the Church of England

on a wing and a prayer British & World English

With only the slightest chance of success

the Lord's Prayer in lord British & World English

The prayer taught by Christ to his disciples, beginning ‘Our Father’

prayer rug in prayer mat British & World English

A small carpet used by Muslims for kneeling on when praying

not have a prayer in prayer British & World English

Have no chance at all of succeeding at something

on a wing and a prayer in wing British & World English

With only the slightest chance of success


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