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noun as in humble person

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Another supplicant wanted a piece of the lottery winnings to get her driveway paved.

The idea that Facebook should be a supplicant to anybody is absurd.

Be this as it may, no supplicant—friend, acquaintance or stranger—was allowed to gain access to the President.

My guardian threw his supplicant off with supreme indifference, and left him dancing on the pavement as if it were red hot.

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

These evils I deserve, yet despair not of his final pardon whose ear is ever open, and his eye gracious to readmit the supplicant.

There were tears, too, in the blue eyes of Kate as she took the little supplicant in her arms.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to supplicant, such as: beggar, petitioner, and suppliant.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.