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 for supplicant
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Supplicant \Sup"pli*cant\, a. [L. supplicans, p. pr. See
     Supplicate, and cf. Suppliant.]
     Entreating; asking submissively. --Shak. --
     Sup"pli*cant*ly, adv.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Supplicant \Sup"pli*cant\, n.
     One who supplicates; a suppliant.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           The wise supplicant . . . left the event to God.
                                                    --Rogers.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  supplicant
      adj 1: humbly entreating; "a suppliant sinner seeking
             forgiveness" [syn: suppliant, supplicant,
             supplicatory]
      n 1: someone who prays to God [syn: prayer, supplicant]
      2: one praying humbly for something; "a suppliant for her
         favors" [syn: petitioner, suppliant, supplicant,
         requester]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  23 Moby Thesaurus words for "supplicant":
     appellant, applicant, asker, aspirant, beggar, begging, beseecher,
     beseeching, entreating, imploring, importunate, mendicant,
     petitioner, plaintiff, pleader, prayer, praying, solicitous,
     suitor, suppliant, supplicating, supplicator, supplicatory
  
  

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