from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Chiefly British Variant of savior.
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- n. Alternative spelling of savior.
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- n. a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29)
- n. a person who rescues you from harm or danger
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The iPad (will this release a larger-screen edition called the MaxiPad?) seemed like a saviour from the Amazon-kills-publishing price of $9.99, with projected pricing of ebooks at between $12.99 and $14.99, but it appears this was only, you know, unless Apple wants to do something else.
For the man sent by the world as their saviour is none other than old 'Sticky Fingers' himself: Kofi Annan.
Palin will be an interesting footnote in history - no long term saviour here I think.
As my own personal short-term saviour and sex-guru puts it:
The more the public are kept in the dark, the more disatisfied they will become, and we the party currently in power can be the countrys’ saviour from the threat of a crumbling society.
"He's been called a saviour, a revolutionary, a genius," the publicists declare.
The solitary reference to the saviour is the messiah complex that Jonathan Powell attributes to him.
Not that Harper would ever do such a thing, but a saviour is a saviour and it might be good to get as much as one can from such a person.
My saviour was a cradle-style baby swing, and the baby has logged many many hours in there more that I'd care to admit.
The role of a saviour is a role subject to misuse even by adults and mature boys.