Suppliant

Definition of Suppliant

Sup´pli`ant
a.1.Asking earnestly and submissively; entreating; beseeching; supplicating.
The rich grow suppliant, and the poor grow proud.
- Dryden.
2.Manifesting entreaty; expressive of supplication.
To bow and sue for grace
With suppliant knee.
- Milton.
n.1.One who supplicates; a humble petitioner; one who entreats submissively.

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