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One that intercedes.
[Late Middle English intercessour, from Latin intercessor, from intercessus, past participle of intercēdere, to intervene; see intercede.]
in•ter•ces•sor(ˌɪn tərˈsɛs ərr)
a person who intercedes.
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|Noun||1.||intercessor - a negotiator who acts as a link between parties|
mediatrix - a woman who is a mediator
diplomat - a person who deals tactfully with others
marriage broker, matcher, matchmaker - someone who arranges (or tries to arrange) marriages for others
moderator - someone who mediates disputes and attempts to avoid violence
negotiant, negotiator, treater - someone who negotiates (confers with others in order to reach a settlement)
second hand - an intermediate person; used in the phrase `at second hand'; "he could learn at second hand from books"