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


If they deserted and were re-taken, the poor delinquents suffered the dreadful infliction of five hundred lashes.

Page 156: "Germas" changed to "Germans" (re-taken by the Germans).

The latter was arrested at Martham on the 16th, and on the following day Large was re-taken.

After a siege it was re-taken from Saladin in 1191, and held for a century.

He captured twenty-seven wagons on the Fredericksburg road, but they were all re-taken.

By a majority of one vote it was decided to resume the offensive, and, on July 17, Padua was re-taken.

To day the astonishment will cease: the furniture and vases had been brought back only to be re-taken.

"Yes, he has escaped; but ere long he will be re-taken, and must answer for his double crime," said the Cardinal.

Escaped elephants are re-taken without trouble; even experience does not bring them wisdom.

He had re-taken Trincomalee before the English could come to its defence.