Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun supplication

3 senses of supplication

Sense 1
invocation, supplication -- (a prayer asking God's help as part of a religious service)
       => prayer, petition, orison -- (reverent petition to a deity)

Sense 2
supplication, plea -- (a humble request for help from someone in authority)
       => entreaty, prayer, appeal -- (earnest or urgent request; "an entreaty to stop the fighting"; "an appeal for help"; "an appeal to the public to keep calm")

Sense 3
prayer, supplication -- (the act of communicating with a deity (especially as a petition or in adoration or contrition or thanksgiving); "the priest sank to his knees in prayer")
       => worship -- (the activity of worshipping)

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