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v. sup·pli·cat·ed, sup·pli·cat·ing, sup·pli·cates
1. To ask for humbly or earnestly, as by praying.
2. To make a humble entreaty to; beseech.
To make a humble, earnest petition; beg.

[Middle English supplicaten, from Latin supplicāre, supplicāt-, from supplex, supplic-, suppliant; see supple.]

sup′pli·ca′tion n.
sup′pli·ca·to′ry (-kə-tôr′ē) adj.
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Adj.1.supplicatory - humbly entreating; "a suppliant sinner seeking forgiveness"