Lehi's list of enemies was long and broad, including not only the British and the Arabs, but respected Jewish leaders like David Ben-Gurion and Golda Meir, whom they dismissed as weaklings and compromisers prepared to supplicate before the aristocratic count.
-- Tod Hoffman, "Count (Folke) Bernadotte's folly", Queen's Quarterly, December 22, 1996
Their ambassadors would plead, supplicate, cajole, threaten, lobby, or bribe the bureaucrats who were administering the licenses and quotas.
-- Zafar U. Ahmed, "India's economic reforms", Competitiveness Review, January 1, 1999
In this formula, practitioners of religion are more or less powerless over the supernatural beings with whom they deal; they can only supplicate those beings for favours and then await their response.
-- Ronald Hutton, "Paganism and Polemic", Folklore, April 2000
Supplicate derives from the past participle of Latin supplicare, from supplex, "entreating for mercy." The noun form is supplication.