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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. someone who prays to God;
[syn: prayer, supplicant]

2. one praying humbly for something;
- Example: "a suppliant for her favors"
[syn: petitioner, suppliant, supplicant, requester]


ADJECTIVE (1)

1. humbly entreating;
- Example: "a suppliant sinner seeking forgiveness"
[syn: suppliant, supplicant, supplicatory]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Supplicant \Sup"pli*cant\, a. [L. supplicans, p. pr. See Supplicate, and cf. Suppliant.] Entreating; asking submissively. --Shak. -- Sup"pli*cant*ly, adv. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Supplicant \Sup"pli*cant\, n. One who supplicates; a suppliant. [1913 Webster] The wise supplicant . . . left the event to God. --Rogers. [1913 Webster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

23 Moby Thesaurus words for "supplicant": appellant, applicant, asker, aspirant, beggar, begging, beseecher, beseeching, entreating, imploring, importunate, mendicant, petitioner, plaintiff, pleader, prayer, praying, solicitous, suitor, suppliant, supplicating, supplicator, supplicatory




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