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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class V. Words Releasing to the Voluntary Powers
Division (I) Individual Volition
Section II. Prospective Volition
3. Contingent Subservience
 
672. Deliverance.
 
  
NOUN:DELIVERANCE, extrication, rescue, ransom; reprieve, reprieval [rare], respite; armistice, truce; liberation [See Liberation]; emancipation; redemption, redeemableness, salvation; exemption; day of grace; riddance; jail (or gaol) delivery.
  
VERB:DELIVER, extricate, rescue, save, free, liberate, set free, release, emancipate, redeem, ransom; bring -off, - through; tirer d’affaire [F.], get the wheel out of the rut, snatch from the jaws of death, come to the rescue; rid; retrieve (restore) [See Restoration]; be -, get- rid of.
  
ADJECTIVE:saved &c. v.; extricable, redeemable, rescuable.
  
INTERJECTION:to the rescue! a rescue! saved!
  
QUOTATION:In the course of justice, none of us Should see salvation: we do pray for mercy.—Merchant of Venice

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