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  • adj. Of or pertaining to intercession

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to, of the nature of, or characterized by, intercession; interceding.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Containing intercession; interceding.


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intercession +‎ -ory



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  • "'What if powers within the Church interceded for you? If we brought the verdict from Granada to the Supreme Court in Madrid. It doesn't mete out punishment. But it makes the final decision in determining guilt. What if the patriarch from the patriarchate in Paris went to the pardon office in Madrid on your behalf? The king has the power to give pardons. What if we could document that you had donated most of the defrauded funds to our convent? And if all of us here prayed intercessory prayers for you?'"

    - 'The Quiet Girl', Peter Høeg.

    March 18, 2008