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synonyms for suppliant

  • beggar
  • petitioner
  • seeker
  • solicitor
  • suitor
  • beseecher
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How to use suppliant in a sentence

Instead she assumed a suppliant air, her beautiful eyes meltingly set upon his face.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Mr. Capt was in the habit of writing to the lady in the humble tone of a suppliant.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME III (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
She gave him a suppliant glance, which he understood, for he did not insist, and she remained silent in her chair.
THE BORDER RIFLESGUSTAVE AIMARD
Since he played the part of suppliant, he argued with his opponent without heat, though passion might not be denied.
MENOTAHERNEST G. HENHAM
Thus he sat, dejection and despair stamped on his homely face; haughty, yet a suppliant; a king, yet only by sufferance.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
You take notice either of the sweat of him who praises you, ye men of true strength, or of the desire of the suppliant.
SACRED BOOKS OF THE EASTVARIOUS
The manly hero with the Maruts has gladdened me, the suppliant, with more vigorous health.
SACRED BOOKS OF THE EASTVARIOUS
I come as a suppliant, to implore you—firstly for the man who is my father—and secondly for yourself, to warn you.
THE LORD OF THE SEAM. P. SHIEL
Later, she could approach death with suppliant hands, but now she must be ready.
THE LION'S BROODDUFFIELD OSBORNE
At his feet the fool Diogenes knelt a suppliant; the royal throne was vacant.
THE PROUD PRINCEJUSTIN HUNTLY MCCARTHY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SUPPLIANT

  • appellant
  • aspirant
  • candidate
  • claimant
  • hopeful
  • inquirer
  • petitioner
  • postulant
  • seeker
  • suitor
  • suppliant
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.