- suppliants, the,
- supply and demand
Origin of supplication
Examples from the Web for supplication
It goes without saying that Ms. Solomon sees a fair share of supplication this time of year.
Possibly, but it will be a polite, even gingerly, supplication.Why the GOP Should Embrace the Tea Party's Message|Tunku Varadarajan|August 27, 2010|DAILY BEAST
Before him their eyes were lowered; their heads bowed; and through them all ran murmurs of fear and supplication.Darkness and Dawn|George Allan England
The sonorous voice had broken again to a sob of supplication.The Deemster|Hall Caine
Stephen held out his hands in supplication to beseech them to hear him further.The Loyalist|James Francis Barrett
"Day and night unceasingly for over fifty years their supplication has been going up to the saints above," said Katina.The Shadow of the Czar|John R. Carling
While Oswy was buried in supplication the shrewd brain of Adelwald was busily revolving the position.Yorkshire Battles|Edward Lamplough
late 14c., from Old French supplication, from Latin supplicationem (nominative supplicatio), from supplicare "plead humbly" (see supple). In ancient Rome, a religious solemnity, especially in thanksgiving for a victory.