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- n. A person who rescues someone or something.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who rescues.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who rescues.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone who saves something from danger or violence
- n. a person who rescues you from harm or danger
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A fatigued, sick, or injured rescuer is a threat to you and others.
"The last rescuer is out," wrote Laurence Golborne.
Thraxas 'best friend in Twelve Seas, and his frequent rescuer, is a young woman by the name of Makri.
- If a rescuer is picking up your child or pet, photo the rescuer (and the child or pet) and the vehicle they used, their name tag, registration numbers on helicopters, vehicle tag numbers or names of boats.
Or, when the hero knows the dog-rescuer is about to be attacked by a zombie, but refuses to heed the advice of the cop and tell her via walkie-talkie to get out of there.
But, since she was dealing with fantasy, that locale isn't set in concrete: Prince Charming, or whatever we might call the rescuer of the play's maiden-in-distress, springs to her temporary rescue as a leaping, kilted Scot, sparkling with giddiness and glee, and his nearby home seems to be a castle.
Even if the rescuer is a great, overmuscled, bossy, selfish oaf.
Though they had gladly saved her, none of them wanted to be identified as her rescuer, for Noor would surely turn on them.
His rescuer is a woman who goes by the name of Blackbird and mysteriously calls him Rabbit as she comforts his fears of his heart and condition.
Dunn's "The Names of All the Spirits" is an excellent variant on this plot, and it is nothing short of infuriating to watch the narrator fail, again and again, to get the point, as he insists that his rescuer is a garden variety human and, in spite of knowing what happened to the other men stranded on this same planet, somehow doesn't put two and two together.
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