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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
MEANING:adjective: Humbly pleading.
ETYMOLOGY:From Latin supplicare (to kneel). Ultimately from the Indo-European root plak- (to be flat) that's also the source of fluke, flake, flaw, plead, please, and supple.
USAGE:"The supplicatory attitude that some Taiwanese politicians have shown to China to win its favor must stop."
Bill Chang; Warnings on China Also Meant For Taiwan; The Taipei Times (Taiwan); Jun 11, 2005.
See more usage examples of supplicatory in Vocabulary.com's dictionary.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:Affliction, like the iron-smith, shapes as it smites. -Christian Bovee, lawyer and author (1820-1904)