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succour

US succor

/ (ˈsʌkə) /
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noun

help or assistance, esp in time of difficulty
a person or thing that provides help

verb

(tr) to give aid to

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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
succourable or US succorable, adjectivesuccourer or US succorer, nounsuccourless or US succorless, adjective
C13: from Old French sucurir, from Latin succurrere to hurry to help, from sub- under + currere to run
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