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

  Intercede \In`ter*cede"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Interceded; p.
     pr. & vb. n. Interceding.] [L. intercedere, intercessum;
     inter between + cedere to pass: cf. F. interc['e]der. See
     Cede.]
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     1. To pass between; to intervene. [Obs.]
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              He supposed that a vast period interceded between
              that origination and the age wherein he lived. --Sir
                                                    M. Hale.
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     2. To act between parties with a view to reconcile
        differences; to make intercession; to beg or plead in
        behalf of another; to mediate; -- usually followed by with
        and for or on behalf of; as, I will intercede with him for
        you.
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              I to the lords will intercede, not doubting
              Their favorable ear.                  --Milton.
  
     Syn: To mediate; arbitrate. See Interpose.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Intercede \In`ter*cede"\, v. t.
     To be, to come, or to pass, between; to separate. [Obs.]
     --Sir I. Newton.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  intercede
      v 1: act between parties with a view to reconciling differences;
           "He interceded in the family dispute"; "He mediated a
           settlement" [syn: intercede, mediate, intermediate,
           liaise, arbitrate]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  19 Moby Thesaurus words for "intercede":
     act between, arbitrate, bargain, go between, interfere,
     intermediate, interpose, intervene, judge, make terms, mediate,
     meet halfway, moderate, negotiate, referee, represent, step in,
     treat with, umpire
  
  

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