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deliver

 [de-liv´er]
1. to aid in childbirth.
2. to remove, as a fetus, placenta, or lens of the eye.

de·liv·er

(dĕ-liv'ĕr),
1. To assist a woman in childbirth.
2. To extract from an enclosed place, as the fetus from the womb, an object or foreign body, for example, a tumor from its capsule or surroundings, or the lens of the eye in cases of cataract.
[fr. O. Fr. fr. L. de- + liber, free]

deliver

(dĭ-lĭv′ər)
v. deliv·ered, deliv·ering, deliv·ers
v.tr.
a. To give birth to: She delivered a baby boy this morning.
b. To assist (a woman) in giving birth: The doctor delivered her of twins.
c. To assist or aid in the birth of: The midwife delivered the baby.
v.intr.
To give birth: She expects to deliver in late August.

de·liv′er·a·bil′i·ty n.
de·liv′er·a·ble adj.
de·liv′er·er n.

de·liv·er

(dĕ-liv'ĕr)
1. To assist a woman in childbirth.
2. To extract from an enclosed place, as the fetus from the womb, an object or foreign body, e.g., a tumor from its capsule or surroundings, or the lens of the eye in cases of cataract.
[fr. O. Fr. fr. L. de- + liber, free]
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One, makers do not promise without commitment from deliverers. Two, deliverers keep their promises.
But the rootedness of this moral loss and, particularly, the Nedeed women's prolonged lamentations, inscribed in their memorabilia and in Willa's "long, thin wail," her "plea for lost time" (Linden 60), raise another theological problematic of when and how this deliverer will come to save "His" people from Lutheran despotism.
Orville Schell told me that he "is not at liberty to say from whom, or how, the documents were obtained." James Hoge Jr., the editor of Foreign Affairs, wrote regarding the problem of the time needed to transcribe these files, "The work was done by a number of persons at the behest of high level reformers." He explained further that the anonymous person who appeared on 60 Minutes and whom the experts debriefed was merely their designated deliverer. If so, a deliveryman might himself not know who provided the documents to the group of transcribers.
She is more marketable because if--God forbid--she should ever need to find a job, she has the credentials to find one as either a developer or a deliverer.
The Coming Deliverer: Millennial Themes in World Religions.
are serially exemplified in each situation that forms the main crisis in the deliverer accounts' (p.
A religion, he says, has three chief components: a diagnosis of the human predicament, based on how it falls short of some ultimate goal such as perfection, Nirvana or completion with the One; a quest to overcome this flaw; and a deliverer, who will lead one out of the morass.
In 1739 he wrote a celebrated drama, Gustavus Vasa, the Deliverer of His Country; its performance was forbidden because of the supposition that Sir Robert Walpole, the prime minister, was depicted in the part of the villain.
Note of apology from the mail deliverer? Anonymous love letter I think not from the way she closes the box again, turns the lock and shuts her front door.
Lewalski's care befits the deliverer of the 1991 Josephine Waters Bennett Lecture, "Writing Women and Reading the Renaissance," who stated that "[i]f there is anything that scholars in the Renaissance and scholars of the Renaissance (of whatever ideological persuasion) might be expected to share, it is delight in the recovery of texts worthy of attention as aesthetic objects and/or as significant documents for interpreting the period.
We are smarter, but not necessarily wiser; often with "God complexes", but not necessarily more "God-like." In the same human package, we have a deliverer of health care who is a fix-it man, repairing broken bones and sore throats; a resource person to patients, giving information about healthy eating, stress management, and diabetic control; a provider of life-giving, and life-extending, care; a furnisher of hope; a person who acts like the "spitting image of the Creator" at one time and at other times like a lunatic!
Lohengrin appears at the close of Wolfram von Eschenbach's Parzival (c1210) and in other German romances, where he is the deliverer of Elsa, a princess of Brabant, who has been dispossessed by Telramund and Ortrud.