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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Inextricable  \In*ex"tri*ca*ble\,  a.  [L.  inextricabilis:  cf  F. 
  inextricable.  See  {In-}  not  and  {Extricate}.] 
  1.  Incapable  of  being  extricated,  untied,  or  disentangled; 
  hopelessly  intricate,  confused,  or  obscure;  as  an 
  inextricable  knot  or  difficulty;  inextricable  confusion. 
 
  Lost  in  the  wild,  inextricable  maze.  --Blackmore. 
 
  2.  Inevitable.  [R.]  ``Fate  inextricable.''  --Milton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  inextricable 
  adj  :  not  permitting  extrication;  incapable  of  being  disentangled 
  or  untied;  "an  inextricable  knot";  "inextricable  unity" 
  [ant:  {extricable}] 




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