supplicant

Part of speech: noun

Supplication.

Part of speech: noun

One who supplicates.

Part of speech: adjective

Asking or entreating humbly.

Part of speech: adjective

Supplicatory.

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Usage examples "supplicant":

  1. Awed by the rigid and pious character of the new bishop, the growing reputation, and rising honours of his son, she mistook the appearance of moral excellence for moral excellence itself, and felt her own unworthiness even to become the supplicant of those great men. - "Nature and Art", Mrs. Inchbald.
  2. Then he remembered my lord St. James, the Apostle of Spain, who gives to the fervent supplicant that which rightly he desires. - "French Mediaeval Romances from the Lays of Marie de France", Marie de France.
  3. Her voice trembled; she opened her purse, and placed a half- crown in the hand of her astonished supplicant. - "Stories By English Authors: London", Various.