succor

Part of speech: verb

To go to the aid of; help.

Part of speech: noun

Help; relief; a helper.

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Usage examples "succor":

  1. He then broke a pane of glass in the window, and through it begged succor for a nobleman who had been waylaid by robbers. - "Thaddeus of Warsaw", Jane Porter.
  2. He had been thinking of the pigeon, but had put aside hope as to succor from that agency. - "The Law of Hemlock Mountain", Hugh Lundsford.
  3. You will go without attempting to succor the Princess Emma? - "The Mad King", Edgar Rice Burroughs.