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suppliant

sup·pli·ant

suppliant

 
 
pronunciation:
suhp li nt
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
part of speech: noun
definition: a person who makes a heartfelt request.
The heartless queen turned away the suppliants begging for mercy.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: pleading or beseeching.
derivation: suppliantly (adv.)