Example sentences for: intercede

How can you use “intercede” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Soon after Jarrah returned to Germany, his father asked Jarrah's cousin-a close companion from boyhood-to intercede.

  • His daughter having noticed that the death-warrant was expected from London, attired herself in men's clothes, and twice attacked and robbed the mails (between Belford and Berwick), which conveyed the death-warrants; thus, by delaying the execution, giving time to Sir John Cochrane's father, the Earl of Dundonald, to make interest with Father Peter (a Jesuit), King James's Confessor, who, for the sum of five thousand pounds [something like $5 million today], agreed to intercede with his Royal Master in favour of Sir John Cochrane, and to procure his pardon; which was effected.

  • Theologians agree that prayer reinforces faith even when God doesn't intercede.

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