Grays vs Prays - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between grays and prays
is that grays
) while prays
As a noun grays
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
* raspy, spray
To petition or solicit help from a supernatural or higher being.
To humbly beg a person for aid or their time.
(religion) to communicate with God for any reason.
(obsolete) To ask earnestly for; to seek to obtain by supplication; to entreat for.
- Muslims pray in the direction of Mecca.
- I know not how to pray your patience.
* pray in aid
please; used to make a polite request.
* 1816 , (Jane Austen), , Volume 1 Chapter 8
- pray silence for…
* Charles Dickens, , 1841:
- "Pray , Mr. Knightley," said Emma, who had been smiling to herself through a great part of this speech, "how do you know that Mr. Martin did not speak yesterday?"
* Frederick Marryat, , 1845:
- Pray''' don’t ask me why, '''pray''' don’t be sorry, '''pray don’t be vexed with me!
* 1892 , (Arthur Conan Doyle),
- Well, Major, pray tell us your adventures, for you have frightened us dreadfully.
* 2013 , Martina Hyde, Is the pope Catholic?'' (in ''The Guardian , 20 September 2013)[http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/sep/20/is-pope-catholic-atheists-gay-people-abortion]
- Thank you. I am sorry to have interrupted you. Pray continue your most interesting statement.
- He is a South American, so perhaps revolutionary spirit courses through Francis's veins. But what, pray , does the Catholic church want with doubt?