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adjective as in saving

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In rescuing the eaglets, Patterson had considerable popular support.

California died in 1997 while rescuing his son from drowning in Hawaii.

Revisiting the soul music of Womack is a good first step to rescuing the reciprocity necessary for real intimacy.

Well, there was nothing paltry about Obamacare or rescuing the country from an oncoming depression.

But then comes a faint glimmer of hope: Wonder Woman swoops in to save the day, rescuing the monster from his bullies.

He again sank, and it was only after great exertion that the brave sailors succeeded in rescuing him from a watery grave.

He held that he acted under the pressure of a mob, intent on rescuing Mirza Moghul, the heir apparent, and his brother and son.

As one of the men was climbing up the side of the rescuing vessel, Bruce started, and drew back in great agitation.

Next came Coronado, as happy as a disappointed burglar whose cue it is to congratulate the rescuing policeman.

In coming down to Loango, Joseph had had the recently-made track of Oscard's rescuing party to guide him day by day.


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On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rescuing, such as: preserving, compensating, retaining, and reparatory.

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