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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sup·pli·cant /ˈsʌplɪkənt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sup·pli·cant a.  Entreating; asking submissively. --Shak. -- Sup*pli*cant*ly, adv.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sup·pli·cant, n. One who supplicates; a suppliant.
    The wise supplicant . . . left the event to God.   --Rogers.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

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