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noun De*liv"er*ance
  1. The act of delivering or freeing from restraint, captivity, peril, and the like; rescue; as, the deliverance of a captive."He hath sent me to heal the broken-hearted, to preach deliverance to the captives." [Luke iv. 18.]"One death or one deliverance we will share." [Dryden.]
  2. Act of bringing forth children.(Archaic)
  3. Act of speaking; utterance.(Archaic)
  4. The state of being delivered, or freed from restraint."I do desire deliverance from these officers." [Shak.]
  5. Anything delivered or communicated; esp., an opinion or decision expressed publicly.(Scot)
  6. [Metaph] Any fact or truth which is decisively attested or intuitively known as a psychological or philosophical datum; as, the deliverance of consciousness.

Note: ☞ In this and in the preceding sense delivery is the word more commonly used.

Etymology: F. délivrance, fr. délivrer

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  1. Recovery or preservation from loss or danger ("work is the deliverance of mankind")

From Old French deliverance (French délivrance), from delivrer +‎ -ance

  1. Act of delivering, the state of being delivered, or something delivered.
  2. Extrication from danger, imprisonment, rescue etc.

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Past life for Deliverance born Jul 25, 2013

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Wales approximately on 1550. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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