impetrate


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Related to impetrate: inculcate, accumulate, vacillate, congratulated

impetrate

(ˈɪmpɪˌtreɪt)
vb (tr)
1. (Theology) to supplicate or entreat for, esp by prayer
2. (Theology) to obtain by prayer
[C16: from Latin impetrāre to procure by entreaty, from -petrāre, from patrāre to bring to pass, of uncertain origin; perhaps related to Latin pater a father]
ˌimpeˈtration n
ˈimpetrative, ˈimpetratory adj
ˈimpeˌtrator n

impetrate


Past participle: impetrated
Gerund: impetrating

Imperative
impetrate
impetrate
Present
I impetrate
you impetrate
he/she/it impetrates
we impetrate
you impetrate
they impetrate
Preterite
I impetrated
you impetrated
he/she/it impetrated
we impetrated
you impetrated
they impetrated
Present Continuous
I am impetrating
you are impetrating
he/she/it is impetrating
we are impetrating
you are impetrating
they are impetrating
Present Perfect
I have impetrated
you have impetrated
he/she/it has impetrated
we have impetrated
you have impetrated
they have impetrated
Past Continuous
I was impetrating
you were impetrating
he/she/it was impetrating
we were impetrating
you were impetrating
they were impetrating
Past Perfect
I had impetrated
you had impetrated
he/she/it had impetrated
we had impetrated
you had impetrated
they had impetrated
Future
I will impetrate
you will impetrate
he/she/it will impetrate
we will impetrate
you will impetrate
they will impetrate
Future Perfect
I will have impetrated
you will have impetrated
he/she/it will have impetrated
we will have impetrated
you will have impetrated
they will have impetrated
Future Continuous
I will be impetrating
you will be impetrating
he/she/it will be impetrating
we will be impetrating
you will be impetrating
they will be impetrating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been impetrating
you have been impetrating
he/she/it has been impetrating
we have been impetrating
you have been impetrating
they have been impetrating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been impetrating
you will have been impetrating
he/she/it will have been impetrating
we will have been impetrating
you will have been impetrating
they will have been impetrating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been impetrating
you had been impetrating
he/she/it had been impetrating
we had been impetrating
you had been impetrating
they had been impetrating
Conditional
I would impetrate
you would impetrate
he/she/it would impetrate
we would impetrate
you would impetrate
they would impetrate
Past Conditional
I would have impetrated
you would have impetrated
he/she/it would have impetrated
we would have impetrated
you would have impetrated
they would have impetrated
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In fact, he more than assumes; he hails, accosts, harangues, impetrates, increpates, exprobrates, and generally importunes that reader.