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deliverance

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of deliverance

  1. 1 the saving from danger or evil <looked to the European powers for deliverance from their country's cruel tyrant> Synonyms salvation, rescueRelated Words ransom, recovery, redemption; extrication; defense, guard, protection, safeguard, safeguarding, security; conservation, guardianship, preservation, safekeeping

  2. 2 a position arrived at after consideration <the jury's deliverance shocked the courtroom> Synonyms award, call, conclusion, decision, determination, diagnosis, judgment (or judgement), opinion, resolution, verdictRelated Words behest, charge, commandment, decree, dictate, directive, edict, instruction, mandate, order, word; last word, say-so; adjudication, disposition, doom, finding, ruling, sentence; choice, option, selection; consensus; belief, conviction, eye, feeling, mind, notion, persuasion, sentiment, viewNear Antonyms deadlock, draw, halt, stalemate, standoff, tie




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