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This is an interesting word from dictionary.com word of the day: orison
orison \AWR-uh-zuhn\ , noun;
1. A prayer.
The orison that passed her rosy lips was for my present and eternal happiness; and so innocently but ardently was the petition offered up, that I knelt beside her and united my prayer to hers.
— William Hamilton Maxwell, The bivouac: Volume 2
Orison derives from the Late Latin oratio-, a conjugation of the Latin “plea, oration.”