recover

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recover quickly, ability to buoyancy , resilience
naval battle in the Mediterranean Sea off Cape Passero in which the Spanish navy was destroyed by France and England while attempting to recover Sicily and Sardinia from Italy (1719) Cape Passero , Passero
first council of the Western Church held in the Lateran Palace in 1123; focused on church discipline and made plans to recover the Holy Lands from the Muslim `infidels' First Lateran Council
someone who buys old buildings or ships and breaks them up to recover the materials in them knacker
doubling stakes in gambling to recover loss martingale
recover from an illness or injury pull through
recover and make usable reclaim
recover ownership of by paying redeem
recover to good condition or useful life rehabilitate
recover personal property unlawfully taken, help to replevin , replevy
recover health, something that helps one restorative
recover or restore, help to resuscitate , revive
wrongful interference with the possession of property (personal property as well as realty), or the action instituted to recover damages trespass
action brought to recover damages from a person who has taken goods or property from its rightful owner trespass de bonis asportatis
action brought to recover damages from a person whose actions have resulted indirectly in injury or loss trespass on the case
(Greek mythology) a great war fought between Greece and Troy; the Greeks sailed to Troy to recover Helen of Troy, the beautiful wife of Menelaus who had been abducted by Paris; after ten years the Greeks (via the Trojan Horse) achieved final victory and b Trojan War
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