suplicante
adjective
1. (beseeching) 
a. imploring 
La mirada suplicante de Leo le hacía aún más difícil la partida a Fabiola.Leo's imploring gaze made it even more difficult for Fabiola to leave.
b. pleading 
"Por favor, ¿me da una monedita para un pan?", preguntó con voz suplicante el hombre de la esquina."Could you spare some change for some bread, please?," asked the man on the corner in a pleading tone.
masculine or feminine noun
2. (suppliant) 
El alcalde no quiso escuchar los reclamos de los suplicantes.The Mayor didn't want to listen to the claims of the petitioners.
El suplicante se arrodilló ante el altar, pidiéndole a Dios un milagro.The supplicant kneeled at the altar, asking God for a miracle.
suplicante
adjective
[+tono de voz] imploring; pleading
petitioner; supplicant
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