v. aid; assist and deliver from suffering; relieve
If you believe that con man has come here to succor you in your hour of need, you're an even bigger sucker than I thought.
Sentence in Classic:
When he had arrived at this stage of succor which he was administering to this dying man, the officer opened his eyes.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
He doubts not that your honorable person will grant succor to preserve an existence exteremely painful for a military man of education and honor full of wounds, counts in advance on the humanity which animates you and on the interest which Madame la Marquise bears to a nation so unfortunate.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context
It would have been better to summon the other insurgents to his succor against Jean Valjean, to get himself shot by force.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
Copies were put up at the corners of the streets; and even they who had begun to open negotiations interrupted them, being resolved to await the succor so pompously announced.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context
While there is hope of succor, this fortress will I defend, though it be to be done with pebbles gathered on the lake shore.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context
On the other hand, in matters of simple almsgiving, where there can be no question of social contact, and in the succor of the aged and sick, the South, as if stirred by a feeling of its unfortunate limitations, is generous to a fault.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois Context