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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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suppliantsup‧pli‧ant /ˈsʌpliənt/ noun [countable]  literaryRRASK FOR something/ASK somebody TO DO something a supplicantsuppliant adjective
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suppliantThe faces around her suppliant, wary - she is in a benevolent lull, she measures out wit and wisdom.What can he do to help the humble suppliant?Dylan Thomas was one such suppliant.From the Furies of frightful aspect they became the Benignant Ones, the Eumenides, protectors of the suppliant.The Argives voted unanimously to maintain the right of the suppliant.
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