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synonyms for retook

  • reclaim
  • recover
  • restore
  • take back
  • convert
  • recondition
  • recycle
  • redeem
  • regenerate
  • remodel
  • repossess
  • rescue
  • salvage
  • reassume
  • reoccupy
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antonyms for retook

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  • harm
  • hurt
  • injure
  • lose
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How to use retook in a sentence

This morning early we got maxims on to each end of the place they had stormed, and then the Dublins retook it with the bayonet.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
No effort was made to hold the settlement permanently, and the British from Detroit promptly retook it.
THE OLD NORTHWESTFREDERIC AUSTIN OGG
At different times we retook men that had been captives for varying lengths of time.
WAR IN THE GARDEN OF EDENKERMIT ROOSEVELT
The reserves, however, held on, and the Inniskilling Fusiliers retook the trenches which the 57th had lost.
1914JOHN FRENCH, VISCOUNT OF YPRES
They retook the guns, but were sorely disappointed to discover that the Germans had rendered them useless.
THE CHILDRENS' STORY OF THE WAR, VOLUME 4 (OF 10)JAMES EDWARD PARROTT
The French lost this Hill on May 23rd but retook it the following day.
VERDUN ARGONNE-METZ 1914-1918ANONYMOUS
The Imperialists rallied and retook it, throwing the Swedes into some confusion.
A HISTORY OF GERMANYBAYARD TAYLOR
In the night the Americans rose on their captors, and retook the brig, carrying her into Baltimore.
TWELVE NAVAL CAPTAINSMOLLY ELLIOT SEAWELL
When Fairfax retook the town in 1646 he allowed the garrison to march out with all the honours of war.
DEVONSHIREFRANCIS A. KNIGHT
(p. 109) On May 26th, in the evening, after a desperate struggle the French retook the eastern portion.
VERDUN ARGONNE-METZ 1914-1918ANONYMOUS
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