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Storm surges can flood buildings, trapping people inside or forcing them onto roofs, where they wait for rescue.

There’s no domestic champion that’s going to come to Huawei’s rescue on the semiconductor side.

From Fortune

He has called in the entire state’s National Guard to help rescue people stuck in the storm’s path.

Yet old property hands are closely watching the implications both for Simon and its rivals, especially as it eyes yet more rescue bids.

From Ozy

He knows what it takes to rescue an economy, beat back a pandemic, and lead our country.

From Fortune

He was killed by his captors during the U.S. rescue attempt in Yemen in December.

As night fell, the rescue operation slowed and sea conditions worsened.

It took 12 hours to rescue just 100 passengers overnight Sunday.

Then they set sail for open water, where they were assured someone would rescue them.

But the ships deployed already have been involved in the rescue of more than 1,000 people during their first month of operation.

From this one source of misery, where was a promise or a chance of a final rescue?

Would Hodson, knowing the exceeding importance of his mission, have turned to rescue a servant or raise a fallen horse?

The porter of the firm mercifully interposed to rescue Mr Brammel from his dilemma.

Others now rushed to the rescue, the artillery men came back, and once more the guns were thundering their defiance.

Then, in a bitter temper, she stooped again to rescue the bit of discolored paper that had fallen with the pearls.

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On this page you'll find 106 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rescue, such as: delivery, recovery, relief, salvage, deliverance, and disembarrassment.

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

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