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noun as in mediation

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It arises only if one imagines being the “single, messiah-like figure” whose intercession is the key to victory.

The key to meeting the right people was sifarish, an intercession from a well-connected friend.

He drew near to present an acceptable sacrifice; and as a priest, he makes intercession.

From within the chamber came the sounds of a scuffle, a man's soft laugh, and a girl's softer intercession.

He cannot so follow him as a Priest before the throne on high, making intercession for sinners.

Through their intercession they obtain for us from Him the grace to lead a virtuous life and to gain heaven.

What else but the intercession of the saint whom he had befriended obtained for this heathen the grace of the Faith and martyrdom?


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to intercession, such as: appeal, intervention, petition, prayer, and request.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.