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verb as in save, rescue

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Salvaging health care is far and away the number one job of the remaining years of his presidency.

Nevertheless, the term "malkinization" immediately struck me as good enough to be worth salvaging.

No bruised feelings involved, no accusation of an -ism, and no conceivable way of salvaging the “brand.”

Further, Ballard sees “no point” in salvaging items from the sunken ship.

These guys were goooood… incredibly smart, incredibly dedicated to salvaging the Clintons.

If a real salvaging company had turned the scheme down as impracticable, how could penniless amateurs hope?

"Well, I guess it's all right," rumbled the salvaging expert, looking down at the sea dubiously.

Seamen were at once busy salvaging eatables from the wreckage.

Judge Priest's Jeff was salvaging a big revolver, with one chamber fired, from under a seat.

Salvaging and assisting vessels in distress, whether from maritime causes or from the operations of the enemy.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to salvaging, such as: regain, restore, retrieve, redeem, recover, and reclaim.

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