intercessor intercessor

Definition(s):

  • (n) a negotiator who acts as a link between parties

Usage(s):

  1. She is humanity's greatest friend and intercessor but never takes or shares the place of Jesus.
  2. She is humanity's greatest friend and intercessor but never takes or shares the place of Jesus.
  3. Mary as intercessor percolated for several centuries in the Eastern church before exploding in the medieval West.

News

  • The DJ Is Coming Back -- Are You Ready to Party?

    NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Prepare yourself for the return of the music business' most problematic, intrusive, obnoxious and necessary evil: the disc jockey. Ultimately, it has to happen. Streaming music offers too much freedom, not enough bonding. For bonding out there in the ether you need a human intercessor, a mediator, a priest. I know what you're thinking and I'm right there with you: the DJ ...
    on August 2, 2013     Source: TheStreet.com

Quotes

  1. When Conrad eyes his typewriter, James asks, "May I presume, Mr. Conrad, that you, in the vigor of youth, as it were, are not of a mind to succumb to a mechanical intercessor, as I, heavier of years, perforce have succumbed?"
    on May 5, 2008 By: Henry James Source: Christian Science Monitor

  2. And to aid in the court's deliberation, "When anybody was condemned to be beheaded, HE or SHE promptly retained the Empress as intercessor," wrote George Bernard Shaw.
    on Oct 8, 2006 By: George Bernard Shaw Source: The Herald-Times (subscription)

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