- a person who intercedes.
Origin of intercessor
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Examples from the Web for intercessor
Andy, colorless, his blood cold, brushed aside the arm of the intercessor.Way of the Lawless
And He saw that there was no man, and wondered that there was no intercessor.
As an intercessor Moses used importunity with God, and prevailed.
It is because he has been in the wrong that an intercessor is necessary for me.Kept in the Dark
He who looks up to any one as an intercessor with God commits Shirk.The Faith of Islam
Word Origin and History for intercessor
late 15c., from Latin intercessor "one who intervenes," agent noun from intercedere (see intercede). Related: Intercessory.
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