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Supplicatory   Listen
adjective
Supplicatory  adj.  Containing supplication; humble; earnest.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Supplicatory" Quotes from Famous Books



... customs of his day. At the same time the hegumen (abbot) Daniel left an account of his pilgrimage to the Holy Land. In the thirteenth century (probably) another Daniel, Daniel the prisoner, wrote from his distant place of exile to his prince a supplicatory letter, which is astonishing because in it is found a remarkable and wholly unexpected degree of literary talent. In the thirteenth or fourteenth century two epic pieces, The Lay of the Battle of Igor and The Zadonstchina, ...
— Initiation into Literature • Emile Faguet



Words linked to "Supplicatory" :   imploring, beseeching, supplicant, pleading, suppliant



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