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We have known and boasted all along that they were the principles of a liberated mankind.

He was liberated after a week's imprisonment, but banished to his chateau at Verteuil.

Nevertheless, he has liberated a force that no gauge made by man can measure.

We shouted for help, or to be liberated from our noisome prison.

Puss had no sooner been liberated than she bounded out at the open door.

Already I feel like a liberated slave who has crossed her Red Sea.

Then he had called for the liberation of Roma, but Roma had neither been liberated nor removed.

When he had liberated them from the sheath, he put them on the bridge of his nose upside down.

Both are clapped into 'prison strang,' and liberated by a night raid and surprise.

I turned to the gaoler who had just liberated me for some explanation.

WORD ORIGIN

1620s, from Latin liberatus, past participle of liberare "set free," from liber "free" (see liberal). Meaning "to free an occupied territory from the enemy" (often used ironically) is from 1942. Related: Liberated; liberating.

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