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She administered CPR, but was unable to resuscitate him.
  to bring back to life or cause to regain consciousness — as when someone’s heart is re-started after it stops or when a drowning victim is revived
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  • She administered CPR, but was unable to resuscitate him.
  • She administered CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation).
  • Her heart stopped, but they were able to resuscitate her with a portable defibrillator.
  • She signed a do not resuscitate order.

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  • It had been discarded after long years of service, only to be resuscitated by a lanky, hollow-eyed ex-R. A. F. pilot who had delusions about starting his own airline in the Canadian North.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • "If I weren’t I would’ve cut him down and tried to resuscitate him.
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
  • I tried all the resuscitative techniques at my disposal, useless though I knew them now to be: arm-flapping, chest-massage, even mouth-to-mouth breathing, distasteful as that was, but with the expected result.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • She would find it increasingly exhausting to conjure up, to dust off, to resuscitate once again what was long dead.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • The resuscitated rajah approached Sir Francis and Mr. Fogg, and, in an abrupt tone, said, "Let us be off!"
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • "Oh, pray do, for heaven’s sake, tell us all about—is he a vampire, or a resuscitated corpse, or what?"
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo

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  • I tried mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • And that piece of filth you’re trying to resuscitate—I suggest you get rid of him before he starts to rot.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Fallen Angels
  • Bobbie looked at the body on the ground and realized that it didn’t matter; there was no possibility of resuscitating him.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • Who shall resuscitate it?
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • He placed his left hand over it and began to pump in the manner of someone attempting to resuscitate a drowning victim.
    David Guterson  --  Snow Falling on Cedars
  • Awakened with this news, Hunt immediately tore open the bag, commenced cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and summoned Dr. Larry Silver, one of the volunteers working at the HRA clinic.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • Not that I dreamed of resuscitating Hyde; the bare idea of that would startle me to frenzy: no, it was in my own person, that I was once more tempted to trifle with my conscience; and it was as an ordinary secret sinner, that I at last fell before the assaults of temptation.
    Robert Louis Stevenson  --  Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
  • Do thou, therefore, O Rhadamanthus, who sittest in judgment with me in the murky caverns of Dis, as thou knowest all that the inscrutable fates have decreed touching the resuscitation of this damsel, announce and declare it at once, that the happiness we look forward to from her restoration be no longer deferred.
    Miguel de Cervantes  --  Don Quixote
  • Then Henchard shaved for the first time during many days, and put on clean linen, and combed his hair; and was as a man resuscitated thenceforward.
    Thomas Hardy  --  The Mayor of Casterbridge
  • Once they resuscitated her at the hospital, the police found some outstanding bad-check warrants, so she’d had to choose: rehab or jail.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Lock and Key
  • Heinrich was still awake, sitting on the floor, fully dressed, his back to the wall, reading a Red Cross resuscitation manual.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • She peeks into the ambulance as she crosses the street, sees the resuscitative equipment but no people.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • For many years of her life she had had two sons; but the crime and annihilation of Edward a few weeks ago, had robbed her of one; the similar annihilation of Robert had left her for a fortnight without any; and now, by the resuscitation of Edward, she had one again.
    Jane Austen  --  Sense and Sensibility
  • He rushes within, fumbles with the handcuffs and unlocks them, raises the body to a sitting position while he tries to give resuscitation.
    Wole Soyinka  --  Death and the King’s Horseman
  • Ever hear of people being resuscitated after they have apparently drowned?
    Theodore Dreiser  --  An American Tragedy
  • ’Come down here and assist to resuscitate.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • Intubating him isn’t the same as resuscitating him, then?
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
  • You’ve been through resuscitation and renewal several times but you probably don’t.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • A paramedic decided that the bodies would not be taken to hospital for resuscitation.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • The wellknown and highly respected worker in the cause of our old tongue, Mr Joseph M’Carthy Hynes, made an eloquent appeal for the resuscitation of the ancient Gaelic sports and pastimes, practised morning and evening by Finn MacCool, as calculated to revive the best traditions of manly strength and prowess handed down to us from ancient ages.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • The latter might probably have been won for him, had those on whom the guardianship of his welfare had fallen deemed it advisable to expose Clifford to a miserable resuscitation of past ideas, when the condition of whatever comfort he might expect lay in the calm of forgetfulness.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The House of the Seven Gables
  • The Scottish magician, you said, was, like Lucan’s witch, at liberty to walk over the recent field of battle, and to select for the subject of resuscitation by his sorceries, a body whose limbs had recently quivered with existence, and whose throat had but just uttered the last note of agony.
    Sir Walter Scott  --  Ivanhoe
  • I was bothered by a single thought when I tried to resuscitate my images of Al Durrell: It was easy to imagine him dead.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • But the balance had been turned against Lydgate by two members, who for some private reasons held that this power of resuscitating persons as good as dead was an equivocal recommendation, and might interfere with providential favors.
    George Eliot  --  Middlemarch
  • Farmer wrote to me, about the blocked loans: "I think, sometimes, that I’m going nuts, and that perhaps there is something good about blocking clean water for those who have none, making sure that illiterate children remain so, and preventing the resuscitation of the public health sector in the country most in need of it."
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • Doctors had tried resuscitation immediately after the shooting, but they soon gave up.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest
  • And so he ran down and tried to resuscitate him.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • I put him down on his back, tilted his head back, and began mouth-to— mouth resuscitation.
    Octavia Butler  --  Kindred
  • If your lungs grabbed up all the oxygen, mouth-to-mouth resuscitation wouldn’t work.
    Andy Weir  --  The Martian
  • So that was not only the end of his life, but the end of any possible resuscitation of This I Believe.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe
  • When he came outside again, Donna was still administering mouth-to-mouth resuscitation to their dead son.
    Stephen King  --  Cujo
  • With this we are able to incubate and resuscitate any species whose reappearance is considered desirable.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Second Siege
  • Kate lay amid the solemn monitoring and resuscitation equipment in the close quarters of the rescue ambulance.
    James Patterson  --  Kiss the Girls
  • Except that surely the casualty team wouldn’t keep arguing about the best way to resuscitate the patient?
    Sophie Kinsella  --  Confessoins of a Shopaholic
  • She dropped to her knees, and while I fanned away yellow jackets with peach branch leaves, she gave Jim Ed mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.
    Dori Sanders  --  Clover
  • There is no chance for mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, as was attempted when Lincoln lay dying on the floor of his Ford’s Theatre box.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Ann was suggested to me by the fifteenth century Dutch morality called Everyman, which Mr William Poel has lately resuscitated so triumphantly.
    George Bernard Shaw  --  Man And Superman
  • Working quickly, Leale straddles Lincoln’s chest and begins resuscitating the president, hoping to improve the flow of oxygen to the brain.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln
  • There were faint burn marks on her chest where the resuscitating team had worked on her, a light bruising on the back of her hand where the IV had pinched.
    J.D. Robb  --  Immortal in Death
  • The motto of those pioneers of resuscitation, the Royal Humane Society, resounded in his ears: Lateat scintillula forsan—a small spark may perhaps be hidden.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
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