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synonyms for salvaging

  • reclaim
  • recover
  • redeem
  • regain
  • restore
  • retrieve
  • deliver
  • glean
  • ransom
  • salve
  • get back

antonyms for salvaging

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  • abandon
  • forfeit
  • lose
  • endanger
  • harm
  • hurt
  • injure
  • waste
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How to use salvaging in a sentence

If a real salvaging company had turned the scheme down as impracticable, how could penniless amateurs hope?
BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
"Well, I guess it's all right," rumbled the salvaging expert, looking down at the sea dubiously.
TOM SWIFT AND HIS GIANT TELESCOPEVICTOR APPLETON
Seamen were at once busy salvaging eatables from the wreckage.
WHITE FIREROY J. SNELL
Judge Priest's Jeff was salvaging a big revolver, with one chamber fired, from under a seat.
BACK HOMEIRVIN S. COBB
Salvaging and assisting vessels in distress, whether from maritime causes or from the operations of the enemy.
OUR NAVY IN THE WARLAWRENCE PERRY
So we debated it for an hour, and then set about the more important work of salvaging the stranded derelict.
THE VALLEY OF VISIONHENRY VAN DYKE
That the waves and the tide were sure to bring them in again, to the delight of the salvaging caddies, made no matter to him.
FIFTY YEARS OF GOLFHORACE G. HUTCHINSON
Prolonged discussion had failed to suggest any means of salvaging the argosy of their fortunes from speedy foundering.
LINDA LEE, INCORPORATEDLOUIS JOSEPH VANCE
Had any progress been made toward salvaging the cargo of Drone Baker?
FIRST ON THE MOONJEFF SUTTON
It was too late to save anything from the wreckage; the hour for salvaging had gone by.
LOCAL COLORIRVIN S. COBB
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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