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Noun
An act of saving or being saved from danger or difficulty
“Coastguards from England carried out the rescue off the coast of Cornwall.”
Verb
Save from danger
“What makes people risk their lives to rescue someone trapped in a burning house or drowning in a river?”
Verb
Keep from being lost or abandoned; retrieve
“When it comes to her tennis, she is bright enough to construct a point, strong enough to wallop a point and fast enough to rescue a lost cause.”
Verb
To remove from danger or harm
“… an all-out effort to rescue a beached whale.”
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