Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of rescue.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. delivered from danger

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Scotland being again rescued from the vengeance of her implacable foe, the disaffected lords in the citadel affected to spurn at her preservation, declaring to the regent that they would rather bear the yoke of the veriest tyrant in the world, than owe a moment of freedom to the man who (they pretended to believe) had conspired against their lives.

    The Scottish Chiefs

  • In "Siegfried," the heroic knight of the title rescued Brünnhilde, a sleeping Valkyrie magically imprisoned in a ring of fire by her father Wotan.

    Falling Into Wagner's Burning Ring of Fire

  • GAFFNEY -- A Gaffney man who told reporters he was a Marine heroically rescued from a Cambodian POW camp in 1970 in fact served only 10 months in the Navy and was court-martialed, according to military records obtained by the

    Heroes or Villains?

  • Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 The following brief article was published after Uncle David was rescued from the North African desert, but presumably before the military censors authorized the publication of his name.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • A couple hundred years ago a pair of these dogs was rescued from a shipwreck off the coast of England and the present breed was perfected by mixing in genes from several other dogs (spaniels, setters, and even bloodhound).

    How To Turn Your Pup Into a Boat Dog

  • Snow White, a tale about an underage girl who is rescued from a deep sleep by her true love and in the end marries him and becomes a happily ever after princess.

    Art Appreciation Moment of the Day: J. Scott Campbell | Major Spoilers - Comic Book Reviews and News

  • Please name the name of the "high official" who was rescued from a captive situation.

    BERNARD RAMSEY

  • Vick's been rescued from the pound and he doesn't want to go back, so hopefully for him he doesn't trip over any bones.

    Vick's first big test

  • Fuller moves her mouth around a wayward tongue, forming words carefully in a manner practiced since she was rescued from a POW camp in

    Heroes or Villains?

  • They include characters who have already had their lives put at risk: Sigur Johanson, a marine scientist who barely escaped the Tsunami; Karen Weaver, a journalist who specializes in marine stories and was rescued from the Tsunami by Johanson; Leon Anawak, a marine biologist who barely survived the whale attack off Vancouver, as well as many others, involving all agencies of the United States government.

    “The Swarm” by Frank Schatzing [Translated by Sally-Ann Spencer] (William Morrow, 2006) « The BookBanter Blog

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