supplicate

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sup·pli·cate / ˈsəpliˌkāt/ • v. [intr.] ask or beg for something earnestly or humbly: the plutocracy supplicated to be made peers. DERIVATIVES: sup·pli·cant / -kənt/ adj. & n. sup·pli·ca·tion / ˌsəpliˈkāshən/ n. sup·pli·ca·to·ry / -kəˌtôrē/ adj.