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 Meanings and Examples of SUPPLICANT
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supplicant
 n.  someone who prays to God
 a.  humbly entreating
Classic Sentence: (27 in 2 pages)
1  My guardian threw his supplicant off with supreme indifference, and left him dancing on the pavement as if it were red hot.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XX
2  He prayed and supplicated in terms so moving, that even the officer was touched, and, although firm in his duty, he kindly said, "My worthy friend, let me beg of you to calm your apprehensions."
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 5. The Marriage-Feast.
3  The banker uttered a groan and followed his guide; he neither supplicated nor exclaimed.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 114. Peppino.
4  She earnestly supplicated that I would spare her one or two.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
5  Between the second and third acts she called the company together, and supplicated, "I want to know something, before we have a chance to separate."
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
6  She stammered a few supplicating words.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VIII—MADAME VICTURNIEN EXPENDS THIRTY FRANCS ON M...
7  "No, not that," said Marius, in a supplicating tone.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I—THE SEVENTH CIRCLE AND THE EIGHTH HEAVEN
8  Thereupon the cardinal, hearing the clock strike eleven, bowed low, asking permission of the king to retire, and supplicating him to come to a good understanding with the queen.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 16 IN WHICH M. SEGUIER, KEEPER OF THE SEALS, LOOKS MORE THAN ONCE FOR THE BELL
9  Her mouth was mute; but her eyes spoke with their inexpressible eloquence, supplicating by turns each of those on whom she looked.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 66 EXECUTION
10  Villefort shrieked, clasped his hands, and looked at the doctor with a supplicating air.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 80. The Accusation.
11  The two ladies, pressing closely to one another, and drawing the bedclothes tightly around them, remained silent to this supplicating voice, repugnance and fear taking possession of their minds.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 98. The Bell and Bottle Tavern.
12  I then put myself in the most supplicating posture, and spoke in the humblest accent, but received no answer.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 3: CHAPTER I.
13  She talked on, not knowing what her lips were uttering, and not taking her supplicating and caressing eyes off him.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 1: Chapter 13
14  She would invoke the past, recall old recollections; she would supplicate him by the remembrance of guilty, yet happy days.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 99. The Law.
15  Speedily all pour glad libation on the board, and supplicate the gods.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK EIGHTH
Example Sentence:
1  We supplicate Your Majesty to grant him amnesty.