What is another word for suppliant?

159 synonyms found


[ səplˈa͡ɪ͡ənt], [ səplˈa‍ɪ‍ənt], [ s_ə_p_l_ˈaɪə_n_t]

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How to use "Suppliant" in context?

When someone is supplicant, they are asking for favors or forgiveness. The term derives from the Latin word supplicium, meaning "a petition." Supplicants can be anyone, from the president of a country to a child begging for a treat. Supplicants are often desperate, and their requests are often given in a humble manner.

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