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supplicant

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of supplicant

  1. asking humbly hated having to go before his boss like a supplicant beggar whenever he needed some time off to attend to personal matters Synonyms of supplicant beseeching, entreating, imploring, pleading, prayerful, soliciting, suppliant, supplicating, supplicatoryWords Related to supplicant begging, importunate, insistent, persistent


supplicant

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of supplicant

  1. one who asks earnestly for a favor or gift the new governor soon had to deal with a long line of supplicants asking for jobs and other political favors Synonyms of supplicant petitioner, pleader, solicitor, suitor, suppliant Words Related to supplicant beggar, mendicant, panhandler; cadger, moocher, schnorrer; asker, requester, suer


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