Higher courts, including the Supreme Court had refused to intercede, and the stay was to expire tonight.
Obama is pushing China, once again, to intercede and convince Pyongyang to cancel its rocket launch.
Hirsch has noticed that sometimes parents get intimidated and brushed aside, but it is their right to intercede.
And we have the ability to intercede on their behalf to our Maker.
What a beautiful task it is to intercede for them in turn, so many a day!
With his mother to intercede for him he knew that he would have had it.
The prisons were thrown open at the first sound of the victor's trumpet, and the captives implored to intercede for their jailers.
It is not my intention to intercede for mercy, for I know that your heart is a stranger to that quality.
I saw them close together in the hall yonder, and I heard her ask him to intercede for your pardon.
Cassio beseeches Desdemona to intercede with Othello for him.