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prayers, plural;
  1. A solemn request for help or expression of thanks addressed to God or an object of worship
    • - I'll say a prayer for him
    • - a commitment to a life of holiness through prayer and Bible-reading
  2. A religious service, esp. a regular one, at which people gather in order to pray together
    • - 500 people were detained as they attended Friday prayers
  3. An earnest hope or wish
    • - it is our prayer that the current progress on human rights will be sustained

  1. the act of communicating with a deity (especially as a petition or in adoration or contrition or thanksgiving); "the priest sank to his knees in prayer"
  2. reverent petition to a deity
  3. entreaty: earnest or urgent request; "an entreaty to stop the fighting"; "an appeal for help"; "an appeal to the public to keep calm"
  4. a fixed text used in praying
  5. someone who prays to God
  6. (pray) address a deity, a prophet, a saint or an object of worship; say a prayer; "pray to the Lord"
  7. Prayer is a form of religious practice that seeks to activate a volitional connection to a god, deity or spirit, through deliberate practice. Prayer may be either individual or communal and take place in public or in private. It may involve the use of words or song. ...
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  9. Pedro Mariano, born Pedro Camargo Mariano, (born April 18, 1975) is a Brazilian musician. He is the son of Brazilian singer Elis Regina and pianist Cesar Camargo Mariano, and the brother of Maria Rita.
  10. The following is a list of episodes for the television show Farscape.
  11. The term "Prayer" can be used in the legal sense to refer to a case that the party of the prosecution brings before the court. The plaintiff's demands are known collectively as the "prayer" or "prayer for relief."
  12. "Prayer" is the third single released by Nami Tamaki.
  13. A practice of communicating with one's God; The act of praying; The specific words or methods used for praying; A meeting held for the express purpose of praying; A request; a petition
  14. (pray) To petition or solicit help from a supernatural or higher being; To humbly beg a person for aid or their time; to talk to God for any reason; please; used to make a polite request
  15. (Prayers) "Both men and women may offer prayers in Church meetings" (11-3; see Meetings, Major Church; Prayer).
  16. (Prayers) O God, who by your infinite mercy inflamed the heart of your servant, Alphonsus Lambe with an ardent love for you and for Mary, our Mother; a love which revealed itself in a life of intense labour, prayer and sacrifice for the salvation of souls, grant, if it be your will, that we may ...
  17. (Prayers) Powers that affect reality: cause Health damage to people, detect secret thoughts, move objects telekinetically, etc. Each faith has a list of specific prayers that become available at each level. Using a prayer requires a successful Spirit roll and, if it works, costs 1 Spirit.
  18. (the prayers) Secret prayers in the Roman Catholic mass between the Offertory and the Preface, read silently or quietly by the priest.
  19. (Pray) Beg, entreat, plead. When a powerless person asks an undeserved favor from a powerful person. Return to Top of Page
  20. (Pray) The prayer is something that unites us to God, and besides, it helped to maintain the balance of the universe, so that always dominate the good over evil.
  21. (Pray) [v] To talk with God. One such talk is called a prayer, and a person praying with God is called a pray-er.
  22. pray at a gravestone to get back lost experience from a death.
  23. To dream of saying prayers, or seeing others doing so, foretells you will be threatened with failure, which will take strenuous efforts to avert.
  24. Prayer is an active effort to communicate with a deity or spirit either to offer praise, to make a request, seek guidance, confess sins, or simply to express one's thoughts and emotions.
  25. That part of a petition in which the petitioners present their request for action. The prayer must be concise, clear and respectful; and the action requested must be within the jurisdiction of Parliament.