Synonyms of 'supplicant'
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An applicant for something such as a job or a place at a college is someone who makes a formal written request to be given it.
The successful applicant will have excellent interpersonal skills.
Thesaurus for supplicant from the Collins English Thesaurus
A supplicant is a person who prays to God or respectfully asks an important person to help them or to give them something that they want very much.