pray

Part of speech: verb

To address devoutly, as God.

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Usage examples "pray":

  1. I shall call this afternoon to thank you in person, and I pray you will at all times consider our house your own. - "The Man from Jericho", Edwin Carlile Litsey.
  2. " Do, pray, see who it is. - "Maggie Miller", Mary J. Holmes.
  3. Pray tell me how it was. - "Poor Jack", Frederick Marryat.