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noun as in freedom

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For example, José María Morelos, leader of the independence movement, emerged as a symbol of liberation in 1810.

Researchers are at the beginning of what is expected to be a long effort, Jones wrote, including attempts to learn about the lives of the enslaved people in the Hopkins household, their lives after their liberation, and his views on abolition.

After the liberation, the camp’s former prisoners hunted down their torturers with any weapons they could find, and American soldiers rarely tried to restrain them.

From Ozy

There’s this idea that we’re not ready for our own liberation, and I just reject that idea.

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Here, the event that sparks liberation is Moses’ witnessing of the oppression of the Israelites.

Ironically, as pope, his championing of the poor has given Liberation Theology a new lease on life.

Clearly the liberation of Gross took place in the context of what might be called a “grand bargain.”

His deficiencies and self-doubts, amid his epochal mission of liberation, are precisely what make him interesting.

Finally, I hope we can share concrete actions with those who attend, and want to help in the global LGBTI liberation struggle.

Some believe that the promised liberation is a spiritual one.

I leave Italy with a less sanguine hope of her speedy liberation than I brought into it.

Violent people had been pressing around John, and the cause of spiritual liberation had suffered.

But the very circumstances that facilitated the settling of the Spanish colonies were also likely to accelerate their liberation.

To remove a tyrant is an act of liberation, the giving of life and opportunity to an oppressed people.

"For the liberation of the king," originally levied during the captivity of King Ferdinand.

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On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to liberation, such as: abolition, deliverance, democracy, emancipation, salvation, and sovereignty.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.