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The person who originally files a lawsuit or action, or appeals a lower court judgment.


Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
petitioner (noun)
one who asks earnestly for a favor or gift
petitioner, pleader, solicitor, suitor, suppliant
beggar, mendicant, panhandler; cadger, moocher, schnorrer; asker, requester, suer
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