succourless

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succour or succor (ˈsʌkə)
 
n
1.  help or assistance, esp in time of difficulty
2.  a person or thing that provides help
 
vb
3.  (tr) to give aid to
 
[C13: from Old French sucurir, from Latin succurrere to hurry to help, from sub- under + currere to run]
 
succor or succor
 
n
 
vb
 
[C13: from Old French sucurir, from Latin succurrere to hurry to help, from sub- under + currere to run]
 
'succourable or succor
 
adj
 
'succorable or succor
 
adj
 
'succourer or succor
 
n
 
'succorer or succor
 
n
 
'succourless or succor
 
adj
 
'succorless or succor
 
adj

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