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 for Paraclete
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Paraclete \Par"a*clete\, n. [L. paracletus, Gr. para`klhtos,
     from parakalei^n to call to one, to exhort, encourage; para`
     beside + kalei^n to call.]
     An advocate; one called to aid or support; hence, the
     Consoler, Comforter, or Intercessor; -- a term applied to the
     Holy Spirit.
     [1913 Webster]
           From which intercession especially I conceive he hath
           the name of the Paraclete given him by Christ. --Bp.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the third person in the Trinity; Jesus promised the
           Apostles that he would send the Holy Spirit after his
           Crucifixion and Resurrection; it came on Pentecost [syn:
           Holy Ghost, Holy Spirit, Paraclete]

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