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  • n  assistance in time of difficulty
  • v  help in a difficult situation

  • I bet I cause more casualties than I succour.
  • Friends, an immediate succour for this, my treasure! Procure me now, obtain me now, fragrant scent, purest balsam, with speed of lightning! Translator Dent's version:.
  • After all, delivering a blow against the powers that be satisfies the adolescent urge to rebel and gives succour to unquiet spirits.
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  • British government accuses political rivals of helping Syria's Assad
    By Andrew Osborn LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron's government on Thursday accused the Labour party of "giving succour" to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, after the opposition party made clear it would not support an imminent military strike against Syria. In a move that deepened a widening split that threatens to complicate Cameron's efforts to secure bipartisan backing for ...
    Aug. 29, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News

  • Manmohan Singh in Hindustan Times
    Singh said, "We need to sustain the upward curve of economic prosperity, which should be inclusive and bring succour to the underprivileged and weaker sections of society."
  • Gerry Adams in AFP
    No-one should support them, give succour to them, join them, or work with them,Adams said of Republicans still committed to violence.
  • Philip Ruddock in Sydney Morning Herald
    I would be concerned if any Australian was offering support and succour to Iran, particularly as it is intent on pursuing the development of nuclear fuel cycle outside international scrutiny,Mr Ruddock said.

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