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synonyms for preserving

  • conserve
  • defend
  • freeze
  • keep
  • perpetuate
  • protect
  • retain
  • safeguard
  • save
  • secure
  • store
  • sustain
  • uphold
  • bottle
  • can
  • cure
  • evaporate
  • guard
  • mothball
  • mummify
  • pickle
  • process
  • refrigerate
  • season
  • shelter
  • shield
  • keep up
  • put up
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antonyms for preserving

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  • abandon
  • attack
  • endanger
  • give up
  • halt
  • harm
  • hurt
  • injure
  • let go
  • lose
  • neglect
  • release
  • spend
  • squander
  • stop
  • use
  • waste
  • forget
  • destroy
  • ruin
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How to use preserving in a sentence

Birds were very numerous but the operation of skinning and preserving them would have taken up more time than could be afforded.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
For all that, an occasional mutter came unheeded to his ears, the closed curtains preserving articulate sounds like room walls.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
She had certain scientific formulas for preserving her beauty.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
The latter were certainly reduced to tears; nor am I sure that Mr. Bowman succeeded in preserving a manly composure.
A THIN GHOST AND OTHERSM. R. (MONTAGUE RHODES) JAMES
He came back to find a blooming maiden preserving the fresh, joyous grace which had captivated him in the child—and loved!
ALONEMARION HARLAND
In general, however, the stomach of the calf is preferred, and there are various ways of curing and preserving it.
DOMESTIC ANIMALSRICHARD L. ALLEN
The Indian Queen had, it appears, great difficulty in preserving a salutary discipline in the wigwam.
PAPERS FROM OVERLOOK-HOUSECASPER ALMORE
The unknown friends who did me the honour of preserving these articles as they appeared are the real editors.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
But the great effect which the Bible has had on the English language is not in the preserving of old words and the making of new.
STORIES THAT WORDS TELL USELIZABETH O'NEILL
That is why all souls, while preserving their individual nature, would like to fuse into a single soul.
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WORDS RELATED TO PRESERVING

  • conserving
  • management
  • preservation
  • preserving
  • protecting
  • protection
  • safeguarding
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