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noun as in assistance

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noun as in aid

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Such attention comes too late to offer any succor or comfort to the families, friends, and co-workers mourning the dead.

And if it is to truly heal, Palestinians and Israelis must make of the scar a source of succor, not fear.

The human soul is an ocean tossed by storms of passion, deep and bottomless in its need for succor and nourishment.

In contrast, a mammalian infant depends on the separation cry for succor and security.

And when at last it is perceived that such pity cannot lead to effectual succor, common sense bids the soul be rid of it.

Succor could not arrive, he argued, and they were in duty bound to save the surviving civilians and the women and children.

But ammunition was lacking, and detachments of mercenaries were advancing to the succor of their comrades.

Somehow instinct told her that she might not expect succor from this man with the pearls about his gross neck.

She was alone; he was hidden from the view of the men on the point, and no succor could come from them.

No, I was never left without succor when I was in need of it!


On this page you'll find 60 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to succor, such as: sustenance, aid, help, relief, and support.

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