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intercessory

[in-ter-ses-uh-ree] /ˌɪn tərˈsɛs ə ri/
adjective
1.
having the function of interceding:
an intercessory prayer.
Origin
1570-1580
1570-80; < Medieval Latin intercessōrius, equivalent to Latin interced- (see intercession) + -tōrius -tory1, with dt > ss
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  • Providers are our partners and intercessory care takers.
  • intercessory prayers for the church and its leadership, and often, for earthly rulers.

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