Webster 1913 Edition
Asking earnestly and submissively; entreating; beseeching; supplicating.
The rich grow
suppliant, and the poor grow proud.
Manifesting entreaty; expressive of supplication.
To bow and sue for grace
Syn. – Entreating; beseeching; suing; begging; supplicating; imploring.–
One who supplicates; a humble petitioner; one who entreats submissively.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.Entreating; beseeching; supplicating; asking earnestly and submissively.
The rich grow suppliant, and the poor grow proud.
2.Manifesting entreaty; expressive of humble supplication.
To bow and sue for grace with suppliant knee.
Spare this life, and hear thy suppliant's pray'r.