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lifesaver

life·sav·er

lifesaver

 
pronunciation:
laIf seI vr
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person or animal that saves another from death, esp. from drowning.
definition 2: (informal) a person or thing that provides aid or offers help in time of need.
similar words:
succor
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derivations: lifesaving (adj.), lifesaving (n.)