deliverance

[ dih-liv-er-uh ns ]SEE DEFINITION OF deliverance

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I earnestly thanked God for my deliverance on this occasion.

Nothing seemed left them—not even the desire of deliverance.

Still, the fruits of that deed were the deliverance of Scotland.

Even then we needed to pray for deliverance from those passions which have since pursued us.

If deliverance from Berlin was ever to come, it had come now.

There can be but one deliverance from them, namely, that God and they should come together in my soul.

To its kings and princes England owed its past deliverance from him.

"The time of deliverance is at hand," old Rotan said when he awoke.

He twisted one leg around the other, a further sign of deliverance of mind.

Is this, then, called death, this deliverance and separation of the soul from the body?

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, "action of setting free" in physical or spiritual senses, from Old French deliverance (12c.), from délivrer (see deliver). Formerly also with senses now restricted to delivery.

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