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extricate


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Extricate  \Ex"tri*cate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Extricated};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Extricating}.]  [L.  extricatus  p.  p.  of 
  extricare  to  extricate;  ex  out  +  tricae  trifles,  impediments, 
  perplexities.  Cf  {Intricate}.] 
  1.  To  free  as  from  difficulties  or  perplexities;  to 
  disentangle;  to  disembarrass;  as  to  extricate  a  person 
  from  debt,  peril,  etc 
 
  We  had  now  extricated  ourselves  from  the  various 
  labyrinths  and  defiles.  --Eustance. 
 
  2.  To  cause  to  be  emitted  or  evolved;  as  to  extricate  heat 
  or  moisture. 
 
  Syn:  To  disentangle;  disembarrass;  disengage;  relieve; 
  evolve;  set  free  liberate. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  extricate 
  v  :  release  from  entanglement  of  difficulty;  "i  cannot  extricate 
  myself  from  this  task"  [syn:  {untangle},  {disentangle},  {disencumber}] 




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