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intercessor

[in-ter-ses-er, in-ter-ses-er] /ˌɪn tərˈsɛs ər, ˈɪn tərˌsɛs ər/
noun
1.
a person who intercedes.
Origin
1475-1485
1475-85; < Latin, equivalent to interced- (see intercession) + -tor -tor, with dt > ss
Related forms
subintercessor, noun
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  • As an intercessor, she offers auxiliary prayers for paying sufferers.
Word Origin and History for intercessor
n.

late 15c., from Latin intercessor "one who intervenes," agent noun from intercedere (see intercede). Related: Intercessory.

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