n.1.One who entreats; one who asks earnestly; a beseecher.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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In response Jason adopts the role of entreater, using for the verb precor for the first time in his sheepish reply: "Omnia ex animo expuli / precorque et ipse, feruidam ut mentem regas" (I've blotted all those words from my consciousness, and I myself pray that you get control over your raging mind; ll.