suppliant

[ suhp-lee-uh nt ]SEE DEFINITION OF suppliant

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Here was the man whom she hated, suppliant before her to know the truth.

She not only assumed the attitude, but felt the spirit of a suppliant.

The waxen image is at its feet, as a suppliant, and awaiting only death.

To go a suppliant to that pious icicle my mother were worse than useless.

The suppliant raised his head, and his fingers relaxed their hold.

It is a sorry part, that of suppliant, but so long as it is for another it is endurable.

There was nothing humble in her demeanour, nothing which seemed to tell of a suppliant.

I waited not for the usual question to a suppliant, 'What do you want?'

I am to thee in place of a suppliant, to be revered, O Jove-nurtured one!

Later, she could approach death with suppliant hands, but now she must be ready.

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