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

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Nevertheless, under favorable conditions the situation might have been retrieved.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
Even if ordinary skill were out of the question, ordinary resolution would quickly have retrieved the initial reverses.
ARGENTINAW. A. HIRST
The morning paper was tossed carelessly against the steps—and as he retrieved it, he noticed that this was the 15th day of June.
Then he felt that he had in a manner retrieved himself, and could retire from the five-o'clock cocktails with honor.
QUESTIONABLE SHAPESWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
She did not sleep that night, and in those dark hours she determined that the past should be retrieved.
FOR JOHN'S SAKEANNIE FRANCES PERRAM
It was half an hour before Ziethen retrieved his loss, and thus probably saved Wellington's left.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
As soon as his meagre back was turned Knight stooped and retrieved the letter in its envelope, unscorched, from the fireplace.
THE SECOND LATCHKEYCHARLES NORRIS WILLIAMSON AND ALICE MURIEL WILLIAMSON
To have awaited a previous and special sanction by law would have lost occasions which might not be retrieved.
She left the letter in the hall, then retrieved and carried it into her bedroom to see how it looked by morning light.
LADY LILITHSTEPHEN MCKENNA
"We'll top off with a little running and tackling," announced the coach, as he retrieved the ball from the last man.

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ubietynoun | [yoo-bahy-i-tee ]SEE DEFINITION