rescuing (part of speech: verb)
- Besides, we had lost all hope of rescuing the survivors of the Jane, and the sole desire of the crew was to escape as quickly as possible from the awful solitudes of the south. - "An Antarctic Mystery", Jules Verne.
- Instead of rescuing the drowning, the wreck serves only to beat her down. - "At the Mercy of Tiberius", August Evans Wilson.
- Hot and eager, whispering plans for rescuing the King, to which the less resolute hardly dared to listen. - "La Vendée An Historical Romance", Anthony Trollope.