The nuptials of Roxana, and the suppliant family of Darius, are the best of them.
She not only assumed the attitude, but felt the spirit of a suppliant.
As this suppliant voice fell upon his ears, Jacques felt as if all his energy abandoned him, and his will was shaken.
I am to thee in place of a suppliant, to be revered, O Jove-nurtured one!
Should an unfortunate and suppliant King be treated with so much rigour?
Later, she could approach death with suppliant hands, but now she must be ready.
Nay, more, it was at his bidding that I came a suppliant to thy temple.
Scherirah had defeated the Sultan of Roum, who was now a suppliant for peace and alliance.
And what does it matter that you gave him protection, or that he came as a suppliant, if he plots against your life?
So, after all, it is left to the men to take up the suppliant.
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).