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Suppliant vs. Supplicant

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Suppliantadjective

Entreating with humility.

Supplicantadjective

begging, pleading, supplicating

Suppliantadjective

Supplying; auxiliary.

Supplicantnoun

one who comes to humbly ask or petition

Suppliantnoun

One who pleads or requests earnestly.

Supplicantnoun

(networking) A device attempting to authenticate itself to an 802.11 network.

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Suppliantadjective

Asking earnestly and submissively; entreating; beseeching; supplicating.

‘The rich grow suppliant, and the poor grow proud.’;

Supplicantadjective

Entreating; asking submissively.

Suppliantadjective

Manifesting entreaty; expressive of supplication.

‘To bow and sue for graceWith suppliant knee.’;

Supplicantnoun

One who supplicates; a suppliant.

‘The wise supplicant . . . left the event to God.’;

Suppliantnoun

One who supplicates; a humble petitioner; one who entreats submissively.

‘Hear thy suppliant's prayer.’;

Supplicantnoun

someone who prays to God

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Suppliantnoun

one praying humbly for something;

‘a suppliant for her favors’;

Supplicantnoun

one praying humbly for something;

‘a suppliant for her favors’;

Suppliantadjective

humbly entreating;

‘a suppliant sinner seeking forgiveness’;

Supplicantadjective

humbly entreating;

‘a suppliant sinner seeking forgiveness’;

Supplicant

A Supplicant, one who supplicates, is a term applied to humble petitioners, and in particular to University of Oxford students who have qualified but not yet been admitted into their degree. At both Oxford and Cambridge, students are presented during the degree ceremony with a form of words that begins with the Latin verb .

‘supplicant’;

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