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intercede

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Definition act between parties with a view to reconciling differences
  • The judge interceded. "It would be best to cooperate, Mr. Amber."
    Ellen Raskin  --  The Westing Game
interceded = intervened (involved oneself)
  • He thought of the goddess who had interceded on his behalf and thought the pain might be gone forever.
    Megan Whalen Turner  --  Queen of Attolia
  • Jackie tried to intercede on my behalf, but Dad wouldn't listen, and Mom knew better than to say a word.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Burned
  • "Queen Hera," Piper interceded.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • "Good Spirit," he pursued, as down upon the ground he fell before it: "Your nature intercedes for me, and pities me.
    Charles Dickens  --  A Christmas Carol
  • With a shrewd look at his niece, Matthew Wood interceded for her.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • I am grateful for your intercession, my lady.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Feast For Crows
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-sion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in admission from admit, discussion from discuss, and invasion from invade.)
  • Block was very pleased at this and with lively, but silent, gestures he immediately urged her to intercede for him with the lawyer.
    Franz Kafka  --  The Trial
  • She agreed to babysit for Cindy Lou's brothers and sisters and to intercede with Cindy's mother for me.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • He briefly related his attempt to win Lucetta's intercession.
    Thomas Hardy  --  The Mayor of Casterbridge
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-sion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in admission from admit, discussion from discuss, and invasion from invade.)
  • He wanted me to intercede with Jim in his favour.
    Joseph Conrad  --  Lord Jim
  • Francisco's mother had sent a telegram to President Taft asking him to intercede to save her son's life.
    Cormac McCarthy  --  All the Pretty Horses
  • I had gone to his Pavilion early yesterday morning, to intercede with him that he might lift his wrath and permit the return of Lady Parvati.
    Roger Zelazny  --  Lord of Light
  • But this intercession seemed to rekindle the general.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  The Idiot
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-sion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in admission from admit, discussion from discuss, and invasion from invade.)
  • Who shall then plead for me, Who intercede for me, in my most need?
    T.S. Eliot  --  Murder in the Cathedral
  • The summons announced that the civil and military leader of the province would arrive on the following Friday ready to intercede in the conflict.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • "To friendship," I quickly interceded, and the four of us, agreeing at last, drank to friendship.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • The soft-hearted cook added his intercession, and the result was that the man who had first appeared undertook its delivery.
    Charles Dickens  --  Oliver Twist
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-sion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in admission from admit, discussion from discuss, and invasion from invade.)
  • The chief's daughter, a beautiful, dark-eyed maiden, secretly loved Juan and believed in his mission, and she interceded for his life and saved him.
    Zane Grey  --  The Light of Western Stars
  • But when he heard another officer talking about swinging by the courthouse, he interceded.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes

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