succorer

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n succorer someone who gives help in times of need or distress or difficulty
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Succorer One who affords succor; a helper.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n succorer One who succors, or affords assistance or relief; a helper; a deliverer.
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Usage

In literature:

Where is any god or deity to succor me?
"The Tragedies of Euripides, Volume I." by Euripides
Monseigneur St. George, succor us!
"Famous Modern Ghost Stories" by Various
Somebody from above held out a succoring hand, at which he grasped frantically.
"The Honorable Percival" by Alice Hegan Rice
Had it been a friend who was thus in need of succor, they could hardly have shown more energy in attending to his wants.
"The Outdoor Chums After Big Game" by Captain Quincy Allen
Not strong enough themselves, they sought succor in France.
"The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. II. (of 12)" by Edmund Burke
Through careful management all were succored and cared for.
"The Underground Railroad" by William Still
With these succors united to his own troops, he marched to meet the pretended Dmitri.
"The Empire of Russia" by John S. C. Abbott
It's this as troubles me; for I'm fearful poor Ella and Reynolds won't get succor in time.
"Ella Barnwell" by Emerson Bennett
Before this succor came to the alarmed capital, Douglas had left the city for the West.
"Stephen A. Douglas" by Allen Johnson
By all possible means I managed to succor those forts.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898: Volume XVIII, 1617-1620" by Various
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In poetry:

From that weeping woman,
Seeking with her cries
Succor superhuman
From the frowning skies --
"The Lee Shore" by Thomas Hood
My righteous Judge, my gracious God,
Hear when I spread my hands abroad,
And cry for succor from thy throne;
O make thy truth and mercy known!
"Psalm 143" by Isaac Watts
Thou great God-heart, heed thou thy people's cry,
Bare-browed and empty-handed where they die,
Sea-sundered from wall-girt Jerusalem,
There being no sword that wills to succor them, --
"Odessa" by John Charles McNeill
What though our modern skies be gray,
As bards aver, I will not pray
For "soothing Death" to succor me,
But ask this much, O Fate, of thee,
A little longer yet to stay
With Pipe and Book.
"With Pipe And Book" by Richard Le Gallienne
A gloom of thick darkness now spreads like a pall,
The winds of the tempest arise in their force,
And amid their wild shriekings for succor we call
On Him who reigns o'er us, to mark out our course.
"Drifting Away" by Jared Barhite
To be a Negro in a day like this
Demands forgiveness. Bruised with blow on blow,
Betrayed, like him whose woe dimmed eyes gave bliss
Still must one succor those who brought one low,
To be a Negro in a day like this.
"At The Closed Gate Of Justice" by James David Corrothers

In news:

Two exceptional students from Our Lady of Prompt Succor received some good news recently.
The Succor of Cross Training.
Our Lady of Prompt Succor in Chalmette honors volleyball team: Recreation Report.
Thanksgiving celebrates connection, succor , and support.
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