An earnest supplication produced in the name of God
The act of obsecrating or imploring
A figure of address in which the orator implores the assistance of Jesus or guy.
The work of obsecrating; entreaty; supplication.
In liturgics, among the suffrages or versicles of Litany starting with the term by (or, in Latin, per); a petition of the Litany for deliverance from wicked: as, “By thy baptism, fasting, and temptation,” the response becoming “Good Lord, deliver united states.”
In rhetoric, a figure where the orator implores the aid of God or guy.