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supplicant

adjective

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asking humbly
  • hated having to go before his boss like a supplicant beggar whenever he needed some time off to attend to personal matters

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supplicant

noun

Synonyms of supplicant (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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The first known use of supplicant was in the 15th century

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“Supplicant.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/supplicant. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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