Part of speech:
In Presbyterian churches, a proposal or question submitted as by the general assembly to the presbyteries
A plea; an entreaty.
The act of supplicating
(Mathematics) The independent variable of a function.
The state of being asked for or wanted; demand
The form of a written, printed, or keyed letter that distinguishes it as being lowercase or uppercase:
(Law) The defensive plea or fact that an accused person was elsewhere than at the scene of the crime with which the person is charged
An assertion made without proof
A formal spoken or written defense of some idea, religion, philosophy, etc.
A flattering or ingratiating act or remark, etc. meant to persuade
An assertion put forward in argument:
(Archaic) A treatment; reception; entertainment.
A defense or justification of an individual’s act or failure to act; a defense in criminal law that an individual’s actions cannot constitute a crime because of coercion, or some other cause that places the actions beyond the individual’s volition or control. A defense or justification of an individual’s act or failure to act; a defense in criminal law that an individual’s actions cannot constitute a crime because of coercion, or some other cause that places the actions beyond the individual’s volition or control.
The interpretation, meaning, or sense given in explaining
Mediation in a dispute.
(Law) A formal written application seeking a court's intervention and action on a matter:
A humble and sincere request, as to God or a god
A cover-up; front
An outfit worn for a special activity:
A fact or circumstance that vindicates, or justifies
To ask (permission) to do something:
To intervene for the purpose of producing agreement; mediate
To offer reasons for or against something; argue earnestly:
An earnest or urgent request
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