Welcome– The word of the day is ___

The idea behind this blog is to slowly go over words of interest.  We use fewer verbs than we used to, so verbs you don’t hear as much will be a recurring theme.

Yesterday, I discovered two near homonyms: mettlesome and meddlesome.  Mettlesome indicates bravery, so you see the problem?!

But, the word for today is:  succor.

1. Assistance in time of distress; relief.
2. One that affords assistance or relief.


Succor is somewhat at odds with the common similar sounding  words: suck and sucker.

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