Thesaurus / detach

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He was subsequently ordered to detach two regiments, as guard for trains near Williamsport.

Two or three campaigns like the last would alike break down the strength of Rome, and will detach her allies from her.

It is so connected with all parts of my treatise that I could not detach it without rendering the remainder wholly defective.

But she had seen in his eyes that he was acting a part—that he wished to detach her observation from her mother.

A Spirit in PrisonRobert Hichens

He gave Will Stuteley a signal to detach himself from them, and come to his side.

Robin HoodPaul Creswick

We sought not to detach thee from our cause, Nor care we for the loss of what has been So haughtily conceded.

Joan of ArcJane Alice Sargant

She could not detach herself sufficiently from the sordid realities to lose herself in day-dreaming.

Big TimberBertrand W. Sinclair

He could not detach his dead hope from his life; its rotting carcass weighed it down and poisoned it.

Cleo The MagnificentLouis Zangwill

Guy whispered angrily, feeling for it with his foot, but not daring to detach either hand from the door.

Sonia MarriedStephen McKenna

Must one have a rake to detach them, or are they gathered without trouble?

De Orbe Novo, Volume 1 (of 2)Trans. by Francis Augustus MacNutt

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