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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

One that pays a demanded sum or redeems.

Usage examples (15)
  • There are a number of components that allow us to profile the ransomer, who is most likely also the thief.
  • You can ignore the ransomer, and hope the police track him down, or you can try to draw the ransomer into a trap, helping the police.
  • The victor was defeated, the monarch was dethroned, the ransomer of prisoners was in captivity, the general was deserted by his soldiers, the master abandoned by his...
  • Agias was full of protestations of delight at beholding his intercessor and ransomer. for more
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