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suppliant

noun

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one who asks earnestly for a favor or gift
  • didn't like being in the position of a suppliant, having to ask her parents to help her pay the rent on her apartment

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suppliant

adjective

Synonyms of suppliant (Entry 2 of 2)

asking humbly
  • the suppliant thief pleaded for a second chance

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“Suppliant.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/suppliant. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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