Definition of succour:
embossment, substitute, backup, moderation, Help, sculptural relief, easing, backup man, rilievo, alleviation, rest, reliever, respite, assuagement, succor, ministration, rest period, relief, relievo, easement, ease, stand-in, fill-in.
- "The Best Psychic Stories", Various.
Anxious as I am for your safety, you may rest assured there is nothing which the King of England, my good father, and I, as well as all our friends and allies, will not be ready to do for your succour and assistance; and that, faithful to my promise, you will ever find me a true prince, your good brother, cousin, and friend, who, come what may of good or evil fortune, will never abandon your interest, as I am sure you will never cease to feel and do the like for me....- "The First Governess of the Netherlands, Margaret of Austria", Eleanor E. Tremayne.
The guards, finding the enemy number ten to their one, threw down their weapons in a panic, and vanished; and in another minute the hopes of Hypatia and the gods would have been lost for ever, and Alexandria robbed of the blessing of being ruled by the most finished gentleman south of the Mediterranean, had it not been for unexpected succour; of which it will be time enough, considering who and what is in danger, to speak in a future chapter.- "Hypatia or, New Foes with an Old Face", Charles Kingsley.