supplicant

[ suhp-li-kuh nt ]SEE DEFINITION OF supplicant

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So not as a supplicant did he come to her, but as one who demanded fiercely love for love.

Each god is to the mind of the supplicant as good as all gods.

A token is being exchanged between her and the supplicant at her right.

"He has just saved your life, my liege," cried the supplicant.

And, with a slight effort, he threw the supplicant from him, and dashed into the street.

The supplicant, sobbing and wringing her hands, stood awhile silent.

And he undid her own riband from his arm, and put it around the neck of the supplicant.

I believe these men keep a supplicant, as Moses maintains a poet.

The eye of God is now upon him, and He can minister to the supplicant.

Mr. Baxter laughed a laugh that chilled the supplicant through and through.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, from Latin supplicantem (nominative supplicans), present participle of supplicare "plead humbly" (see supplication).

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