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suppliant

(noun) One praying humbly for something.

Synonyms: petitioner, requester, supplicant

Usage: "Oh, God!" prayed the kneeling suppliant, "protect my husband, guard my son, and take my wretched life instead!"
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suppliant
Definition: (noun) One praying humbly for something.
Synonyms: petitioner, requester, supplicant
Usage: "Oh, God!" prayed the kneeling suppliant, "protect my husband, guard my son, and take my wretched life instead!"
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suppliant (ˈsʌplɪənt)
adj
expressing entreaty or supplication
n, adj
another word for supplicant
[C15: from French supplier to beseech, from Latin supplicāre to kneel in entreaty; see supple]
ˈsuppliantly adv
ˈsuppliance n

with my pleasure
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suppliant (n.)
early 15c., from Middle French suppliant, noun use of present participle of supplier "to plead humbly, entreat, beg, pray," (Old French souploier, 12c.), from Latin supplicare "beg, beseech". Originally in English especially at law; sense of "humble petitioner" is from mid-16c. As an adjective, "supplicating, entreating" from 1580s. Related: Suppliance; suppliantly.
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suppliant
Suppliant means someone who is asking humbly. You enter church as a suppliant, asking God to spare you from illness. You ask in a suppliant (humble) manner, because you know God is stern and demands total faith.
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Suppliant is not a word you hear often these days–-it was tailor-made to be used in the days when common people spent much of their lives on their knees in big stone buildings begging for things from monarchs or from God––think hair shirts, prayer, suppliants begging the lord of the manor not to kill them for missing a payment on the rent.
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Pablo Picasso - The suppliant, 1937




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suppliant

Definition: (noun) One praying humbly for something.
Synonyms: petitioner, requester, supplicant
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