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n. - Someone who saves something from danger or violence.

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Usage examples (14)
  • Verb (used without object) : to recover from an illness. ,The city soon recovered from the effects of the earthquake. ,The Giants recovered in the end zone...
  • I think they know I'm a speedy recoverer, but who knows?
  • But she says that because some resorts were left standing, the island can recoverer.
  • A few people saw this plane go down into the ocean, and they're still looking to recoverer the flight recorders.
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