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Synonyms for rescue

Synonyms for rescue

to extricate, as from danger or confinement

Synonyms

to extricate from an undesirable state

extrication from danger or confinement

Synonyms for rescue

take forcibly from legal custody

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In the same way little by little he came to understand the news he had been told after his rescue, about the death of Prince Andrew, the death of his wife, and the destruction of the French.
To look at your wry face, one would think that our rescue from the Arctic regions was a downright misfortune.
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.
They were obsessed by two thoughts--what they might find and the necessity for aiding in the rescue of their rivals.
But you'll see the Woozy, if you'll please rescue it, and then you'll know just what it is.
A single backward glance was all that Virginia Maxon found it possible to throw in the direction of the rescue party, and in that she saw a sight that lived forever in her memory.
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.
No sooner, however, had Jones quitted the landlord, than he flew to the rescue of his defeated companion, from whom he with much difficulty drew off the enraged chambermaid: but Partridge was not immediately sensible of his deliverance, for he still lay flat on the floor, guarding his face with his hands; nor did he cease roaring till Jones had forced him to look up, and to perceive that the battle was at an end.
As soon as the little girl knew what had happened she awakened the Wizard and Zeb, and at once preparations were made to go to the rescue of Jim and the piglets.
As commander of Ozma's army, it is my privilege to follow her and attempt her rescue.
He is to aid me in the onslaught, and he and his followers will personate the outlaws, from whom my valorous arm is, after changing my garb, to rescue the lady.
It was then approaching sundown, but none of the retainers or villagers dared rescue the imprisoned ones that night, for fear of Robin Hood's men.
If his servant was a prisoner, ought he not to risk everything to rescue him from the Indians?
I only know that there was a conspiracy to rescue the king.
What chance had I, then, to rescue Dejah Thoris were I to be compelled to fight foes who never showed themselves.