Precation

Pre*ca"tion

(?), n. [L. precatio.] The act of praying; supplication; entreaty. Cotton.
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Prec"a*tive

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Prec"a*to*ry

(?), } a. [L. precativus, precatorius, fr. precari to pray. See Precarious.] Suppliant; beseeching. Bp. Hopkins.
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Precatory words (Law), words of recommendation, request, entreaty, wish, or expectation, employed in wills, as distinguished from express directions; -- in some cases creating a trust. Jarman.
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