supplicants

plural of supplicant
as in suppliants
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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“Supplicants.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/supplicants. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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