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supplex (subpl-) icis (abl. icī or ice; gen plur. -icum, rarely -icium), adj.

sub+PARC-, kneeling in entreaty, begging, entreating, humble, submissive, beseeching, suppliant, supplicant : supplex te ad pedes abiciebas: vobis supplex manūs tendit patria communis: gener a consulis pedibus supplex reicebatur: Ne quoiquam suorum aequalium supplex siet, T.: iudicibus: cum Alcibiades Socrati supplex esset, ut, etc.—As subst m., a suppliant, humble petitioner : in miseros ac supplices misericordiā uti, Cs.: nos supplicum voce prohibebis?: vester est supplex, iudices: tuus, H.: dei, N.—Of things, of a supplicant, expressive of entreaty, suppliant, humble, beseeching : manūs: manu supplice, O.: vitta, H.: vota, V.: vox, S.

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