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Powerful EmotionPlay
Using 'reclaim' often indicates a strong emotional stake in what's being retrieved. SlideHe reclaimed his family's honor.
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Past OwnershipPlay
'Reclaim' implies you were once the owner or had some right to what you're getting back. SlideAfter the war, citizens reclaimed their homes.
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Not ImmediatePlay
'Reclaim' suggests a process, not an instantaneous action, usually due to some obstruction. SlideShe is working hard to reclaim her health.