Origin of suppliant
Related formssup·pli·ant·ly, adverbsup·pli·ant·ness, nounun·sup·pli·ant, adjective
Examples from the Web for suppliant
It stands almost as a suppliant for the alms of approval of other races.A Noble Woman|Ernest Protheroe
"Thou hadst better ask her what she thinks of the suppliant," said Linda softly.A Clerk of Oxford|Evelyn Everett-Green
Thou wouldst not give even salt to a suppliant, nor a crust of bread from thine own table, without begrudging it.
The doctor looked down from his goodly height upon the stooping shoulders of the suppliant.A Sheaf of Corn|Mary E. Mann
Surely he must hear her loud demands, even though a dressing-room stood between his room and the suppliant without.Polly|L. T. Meade