present participle of ransom
as in saving
to free from captivity or punishment by paying a price the prince emptied the treasury to ransom his son from the kidnappers

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“Ransoming.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ransoming. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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