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Synonyms for rescue

Synonyms for rescue

to extricate, as from danger or confinement


to extricate from an undesirable state

extrication from danger or confinement

Synonyms for rescue

take forcibly from legal custody

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These were the reflections which now troubled Crayford, and which presented him, after his rescue, in the strangely inappropriate character of a depressed and anxious man.
Already six of the creatures of Professor Maxon's experiments had given up their lives in the service of his daughter, and the remaining six were pushing forward through the inky blackness of the jungle night into the untracked heart of savage Borneo to rescue her from her abductors though they sacrificed their own lives in the endeavor.
A thousand times she had attempted to solve the question of his first appearance on the island at the very moment that his mighty muscles were needed to rescue her from the horrible creature of her father's creation.
Thou mayst, I think, succeed in taking her from her Saxon friends, but how thou wilt rescue her afterwards from the clutches of Bois-Guilbert seems considerably more doubtful He is a falcon well accustomed to pounce on a partridge, and to hold his prey fast.
Should he send another detachment to the rescue of the first?
And does your honor know the four men who undertook to rescue him?
What chance had I, then, to rescue Dejah Thoris were I to be compelled to fight foes who never showed themselves.
Arshad Zia said that Rescue 1122 evacuated 103 people alive under the debris of three-storyed factory collapsed on November 4 (Wednesday) evening at 4:48 pm while 45 people were killed in this incident.
The walk would start at11:00 am from Central Rescue Station Chandni Chowk Rawalpindi.
The volunteers from VSO, ICRC and Rescue Mohafiz presented their professional skills at different stalls.
Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services Mark Ryan said the new $280,000 technical training facility would boost the capability of Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) technical rescue specialists in the region.
He said that Rescue 1122 evacuated 103 alive victims from the debris of three-storyed factory, which caved in on Wednesday evening at 4:48 pm, and swiftly shifted the injured persons to base hospitals including Sharif City Complex, Jinnah Hospital, General Hospital and Social Security Manga of Lahore.
According to press release, in the first phase four teams consisting of 260 rescue staff, 16 Rescue officers specialized trained in search and rescue, 32 Rapid Response and Rescue Vehicles have been constituted from emergency services academy Lahore, Rerscu 1122 Rawalpindi, Rescue 1122 Gujranwala and Rescue 1122 Lahore Headquarters.
Lab Rescue is urging people to vote for its proposal in the Pepsi Refresh Contest every day in November.
Chief Treasury Secretary Danny Alexander said an additional pounds 200,000 will be given to mountain rescue teams across the UK.