1 It was impossible to disengage him otherwise than by lifting the vehicle off of him.
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2 Jean Valjean made no attempt to disengage the hand which grasped the collar of his coat.
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3 Even now, he put his hand in his coat-pocket as soon as he could disengage it, and seemed relieved when he had got it safe back.
4 It was not love that made him squeeze it and hold on to it so tightly, she sighed frequently and tried to disengage her hands from him.
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5 Joe scooped his eyes with his disengaged wrist, as if he were bent on gouging himself, but said not another word.
6 With his disengaged hand he made a menace of striking me, and then looked at me from head to foot.
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7 I am always disengaged after four or five o'clock, and I have time early in the morning.
8 Mr. Peggotty, standing with one hand on the gunwale of the boat, and his eyes cast down, put his disengaged hand before his face.
9 She had not even a hope of being asked for it, because she was so successful in society that the idea would never occur to anyone that she had remained disengaged till now.
10 She disengaged the letter and began reading it at the end.
11 An engaged woman is always more agreeable than a disengaged.
12 His worship will be disengaged in half a minute.
13 The jailer took the disengaged hand of Oliver; and, whispering him not to be alarmed, looked on without speaking.
14 I felt the box of matches in my hand being gently disengaged, and other hands behind me plucking at my clothing.
15 A shadow disengaged itself from the mass and came to the gate.