intercessory

[ in-ter-ses-uh-ree ]
/ ˌɪn tərˈsɛs ə ri /
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adjective

having the function of interceding: an intercessory prayer.

Nearby words

  1. intercept,
  2. interception,
  3. interceptor,
  4. intercession,
  5. intercessor,
  6. interchange,
  7. interchangeable,
  8. interchurch,
  9. intercilium,
  10. intercity

Origin of intercessory

1570–80; < Medieval Latin intercessōrius, equivalent to Latin interced- (see intercession) + -tōrius -tory1, with dt > ss

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