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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
adorant, adorer, adoring, applicant, asker, aspirant, beadsman, beggar, begging, bidder, cadging, candidate, celebrant, chapelgoer, churchgoer, claimant, communicant, congregation, daily communicant, devotional, devout, evangelist, idolater, imploring, in the dust, mendicant, mooching, on bended knee, petitionary, petitioner, postulant, prayer, prayerful, precative, precatory, prostrate before, reverent, reverential, revivalist, scrounging, seeker, solemn, solicitant, solicitor, suitor, supplicant, supplicating, supplicator, supplicatory, venerational, venerative, venerator, votary, worshiper, worshipful, worshiping
Dictionary Results for suppliant:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    adj 1: humbly entreating; "a suppliant sinner seeking
           forgiveness" [syn: suppliant, supplicant,
    n 1: one praying humbly for something; "a suppliant for her
         favors" [syn: petitioner, suppliant, supplicant,

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Suppliant \Sup"pli*ant\, n.
   One who supplicates; a humble petitioner; one who entreats
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         Hear thy suppliant's prayer.             --Dryden.
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3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Suppliant \Sup"pli*ant\, a. [F., p. pr. of supplier to entreat,
   L. supplicare. See Supplicate, and cf. Supplicant.]
   1. Asking earnestly and submissively; entreating; beseeching;
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            The rich grow suppliant, and the poor grow proud.
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   2. Manifesting entreaty; expressive of supplication.
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            To bow and sue for grace
            With suppliant knee.                  --Milton.
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   Syn: Entreating; beseeching; suing; begging; supplicating;
        [1913 Webster] -- Sup"pli*ant*ly, adv. --
        Sup"pli*ant*ness, n.
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