suitor


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Synonyms for suitor

Synonyms for suitor

a man who courts a woman

one that asks a higher authority for something, as a favor or redress

one who humbly entreats

Synonyms for suitor

a man who courts a woman

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There was a footstool also for her feet,{2} and he set another seat near her for himself, away from the suitors, that she might not be annoyed while eating by their noise and insolence, and that he might ask her more freely about his father.
Then the suitors came in and took their places on the benches and seats.
If Ulysses is the man he then was these suitors will have a short shrift and a sorry wedding.
It rests with heaven to determine whether he is to return, and take his revenge in his own house or no; I would, however, urge you to set about trying to get rid of these suitors at once.
He felt the change, wondered at it, and knew that the stranger had been a god, so he went straight to where the suitors were sitting.
When she reached the suitors she stood by one of the bearing posts that supported the roof of the cloisters {8} with a staid maiden on either side of her.
Sing the suitors some one of these, and let them drink their wine in silence, but cease this sad tale, for it breaks my sorrowful heart, and reminds me of my lost husband whom I mourn ever without ceasing, and whose name was great over all Hellas and middle Argos.
But the suitors were clamorous throughout the covered cloisters {11}, and prayed each one that he might be her bed fellow.
Then Telemachus spoke, "Shameless," he cried, "and insolent suitors, let us feast at our pleasure now, and let there be no brawling, for it is a rare thing to hear a man with such a divine voice as Phemius has; but in the morning meet me in full assembly that I may give you formal notice to depart, and feast at one another's houses, turn and turn about, at your own cost.
The suitors bit their lips as they heard him, and marvelled at the boldness of his speech.
The suitors then returned to their singing and dancing until the evening; but when night fell upon their pleasuring they went home to bed each in his own abode.
Officers set up a sting with another man posing as a suitor for 'Kenda'.
Mary suggests the name of Count Philip as an ideal suitor for Lola.
May be it's got to be with wanting to find the right suitor on national television.
Kid Suitor, one of two Richard Hannon runners, and Grey Mirage hold a fitness advantage at the bottom of the handicap having raced and won on the all-weather in the last month.