entreating, religion, soliciting, orthodox, supplicant, supplicating, saintly, pietistic, supplicatory, pietistical, beseeching, imploring, pleading.
pious (part of speech: adjective)
worshipful (part of speech: adjective)
Although Ethelind needed it not, it was a lesson to her to be, if possible, more careful and anxious in the formation of her daughters' principles as they grew up, and more prayerful
that her efforts to direct their steps aright, might be crowned with success.
- "A Book For The Young", Sarah French.
I clasped my hands in a kind of prayerful
desperation, and looked once more at the solemn Shadow beside me.
- "The Life Everlasting: A Reality of Romance", Marie Corelli.
Thus does untimely mirth in the hour of danger drive away a sober, prayerful
gravity from the mien of such light- hearted sons of nature as Stephen Yeager.
- "Steve Yeager", William MacLeod Raine.