|Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (18701938). Rogets International Thesaurus. 1922.|
|Class V. Words Releasing to the Voluntary Powers|
|Division (II) Intersocial Volition|
| Section II. Special Intersocial Volition|
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|NOUN:||PETITIONER, solicitor, applicant, suppliant, supplicant, suitor, candidate, claimant, postulant, aspirant, competitor, bidder; place hunter, pothunter, prizer [archaic].|
SALESMAN, drummer [U. S.]; bagman [See Consignee]; canvasser.
BEGGAR, mendicant, mumper, sturdy beggar, panhandler [slang], cadger.
HOTEL RUNNER [cant, U. S.], touter [colloq.], runner [cant, U. S.], steerer [U. S.], tout [cant, Eng.]; barker [colloq.].
SYCOPHANT, parasite (servility) [See Servility].
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- Homer himself must beg if he wants means.Burton
- A beggar through the world am I.Lowell
- His house was known to all the vagrant train.Goldsmith
- Beggars must be no choosers.Beaumont and Fletcher
- Of others take a sheaf, of me a grain! Of me a grain!Anonymous