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synonyms for succoring

  • encouraging
  • reassuring
  • refreshing
  • soothing
  • abating
  • allaying
  • alleviating
  • assuaging
  • consoling
  • curing
  • freeing
  • inspiriting
  • invigorating
  • lightening
  • mitigating
  • relieving
  • remedying
  • restoring
  • revitalizing
  • revivifying
  • softening
  • solacing
  • sustaining
  • tranquilizing
  • upholding
  • warming
  • analeptic
  • consolatory
  • health-giving
  • heart-warming
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antonyms for succoring

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  • aggravating
  • depressing
  • dispiriting
  • distressing
  • disturbing
  • irritating
  • upsetting
  • worrying
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How to use succoring in a sentence

But while they were giving the chief assurances of good will and future help, some of them were secretly succoring the English.
FOUR AMERICAN INDIANSEDSON L. WHITNEY
For if the duty of succoring our neighbor from our own goods is to bind, we must be in possession of superfluous goods.
CONSUMERS AND WAGE-EARNERSJ. ELLIOT ROSS
Somebody from above held out a succoring hand, at which he grasped frantically.
THE HONORABLE PERCIVALALICE HEGAN RICE
I felt that, in succoring me, they had imposed upon themselves the weight of many a future want.
SIR JASPER CAREWCHARLES JAMES LEVER
Strange that Sam could not see this and that he had not led a more dashing attempt at succoring the girl.
THE PIRATE OF PANAMAWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
This Athenian, instead of succoring his country, then overcome by the Spartans, sold himself once more to a petty foreign despot.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 10 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
An ordinary man would neither have incurred the danger of succoring Essex, nor the disgrace of assailing him.
AN ENGLISH GRAMMARW. M. BASKERVILL AND J. W. SEWELL
"There is nothing very traitorous in succoring distressed ladies," said Ascelin.
HEREWARD, THE LAST OF THE ENGLISHCHARLES KINGSLEY
It is the only means left her of succoring the parent from whom she has been so ruthlessly separated.
AN OUTCASTF. COLBURN ADAMS
He had the choice between succoring the old woman and leaving her to suffer.
WHAT IS MAN? AND OTHER STORIESMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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