英语词库
(名词) 
Definition
a form of devotion spent mainly praying
The night was spent in prayer and meditation.
同义词
(名词) 
Definition
a thanksgiving or an appeal spoken to one's God
prayers of thanksgiving
同义词
orison
,
litany
She recited a litany in an unknown tongue.
,
invocation
Please stand for the invocation.
,
intercession
Many claimed to have been cured as a result of her intercessions.
(名词) 
Definition
an earnest request
Say a quick prayer I don't get caught in traffic.
同义词
plea
an impassioned plea to mankind to act to save the planet
,
appeal
The government issued a last-minute appeal to him to return.
, ,
request
They agreed to his request for help.
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petition
a humble petition to Saint Anthony
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entreaty
They have resisted all entreaties to pledge their support for the campaign.
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supplication (formal)
He raised his arms in a gesture of supplication.

引文

More things are wrought by prayer
Than this world dreams of
[Alfred, Lord TennysonMorte d'Arthur]
When the gods wish to punish us they answer our prayers [Oscar WildeAn Ideal Husband]The wish for prayer is a prayer in itself [Georges BernanosJournal d'un cure de campagne]In prayer the lips ne'er act the winning part,
Without the sweet concurrence of the heart
[Robert HerrickThe Heart]
One single grateful thought raised to heaven is the most perfect prayer [G.E. LessingMinna von Barnhelm]

其他同义词

in the sense of appeal
Definition
an earnest request for money or help
The government issued a last-minute appeal to him to return.
同义词
solicitation,
supplication (formal),
cry from the heart,
adjuration
in the sense of entreaty
Definition
an earnest request or plea
They have resisted all entreaties to pledge their support for the campaign.
同义词
exhortation (formal),
solicitation,
supplication (formal),
earnest request
in the sense of intercession
Definition
a prayer offered to God on behalf of others
Many claimed to have been cured as a result of her intercessions.
同义词
pleading,
solicitation,
good offices,
supplication (formal),
karakia (New Zealand)

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