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white knight

noun as in rescuing hero

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In Season 1, Ned Stark—the closest thing to a white knight—was decapitated.

There was no foreign white knight willing to ride to the rescue.

Gbowee said she spent more than a decade simply trying to survive and “waiting for a white knight.”

Still, the white-knight syndrome is deeply embedded in the Republican psyche.

Not since that 1985 Mikhail Baryshnikov cinematic embarrassment has the term “white knight” so polluted the public discourse.

Let the white knight come hither—though he be of the losing side.

The white knight came near and said something in a low voice, unheard by the general crowd, to the Princess.

Then Sir Tristram took ground for battle, and the white knight did so likewise.

Then the white knight returned from his course and came up to where Sir Percival was.

Then the white knight dismounted from his horse and came to where Sir Percival was.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to white knight, such as: savior, knight, and paladin.

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