Antonyms for re-taking

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The re-taking of the redan must be attempted at all hazards.

“Yes, and about re-taking the ship,” I said excitedly, though I could not then see the slightest chance of success.

Then we should be able to arrange a plan of co-operation, and perhaps succeed in re-taking the vessel, when crash!