What is the opposite of drown?

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Opposite of to die through submersion in and inhalation of water
“He willed himself onto the dry land and pondered how he managed to survive after the storm had ravaged his boat.”
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Opposite of to cover completely with water, as of a flood
“The fountains drain the water from the ground adjacent and leave but sufficient moisture to breed moss.”
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Opposite of to soak or wet thoroughly in liquid
“After use, it is advisable to dry the rag by leaving it out in the sun.”
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Opposite of to be, or cause to be, wet or waterlogged
“The goal here is essentially to dehydrate the vegetables and caramelize the outside at the same time.”
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Opposite of to overwhelm with an excessive amount of something
“As it was, I spent a good deal of time trying to uninvolve myself from my studies.”
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(figurative) Opposite of to stifle or suppress a quality or characteristic
“The desire to prove this to all who stood before him caused Atheos to move toward the Golden Gate and unleash his fury upon this symbol of their bondage.”
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Opposite of to muffle, deaden or mask the sound of
“The balloons amplify the sounds of the strings, which constantly react to the sounds of the other harps and to sounds and air currents in the environment.”
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Opposite of to cover completely with water
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Opposite of to drown or descend into a body of water
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Opposite of to smother or suffocate someone
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Opposite of to deaden, muffle, or soften the sound of
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Opposite of to overwhelm (with large quantities of something to be dealt with)
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