The nuptials of Roxana, and the suppliant family of Darius, are the best of them.
So, after all, it is left to the men to take up the suppliant.
As this suppliant voice fell upon his ears, Jacques felt as if all his energy abandoned him, and his will was shaken.
The treasury of grace is flung wide open for every suppliant.
Should an unfortunate and suppliant King be treated with so much rigour?
It was necessary that he should ask the question again, and ask it as a suppliant.
Nay, more, it was at his bidding that I came a suppliant to thy temple.
But the suppliant at the door has taken the matter much to heart.
And what does it matter that you gave him protection, or that he came as a suppliant, if he plots against your life?
Neither does it prescribe what the suppliant should ask, or on whose merits he should lean.
early 15c., "humble petitioner," from Middle French suppliant, originally present participle of supplier "to plead humbly, entreat, beg, pray," from Latin supplicare "beg, beseech" (see supplication).