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Prayer

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(1):

(v. i.) The act of addressing supplication to a divinity, especially to the true God; the offering of adoration, confession, supplication, and thanksgiving to the Supreme Being; as, public prayer; secret prayer.

(2):

(n.) One who prays; a supplicant.

(3):

(v. i.) The form of words used in praying; a formula of supplication; an expressed petition; especially, a supplication addressed to God; as, a written or extemporaneous prayer; to repeat one's prayers.

(4):

(v. i.) The act of praying, or of asking a favor; earnest request or entreaty; hence, a petition or memorial addressed to a court or a legislative body.


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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Prayer'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/web/p/prayer.html. 1828.

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Thursday, November 14th, 2019
the Week of Proper 27 / Ordinary 32
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