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Word: extricate

Definition: free from an entanglement or difficulty; disentangle


Sentences Containing 'extricate'

``We might start at fiveo'clock and be in time, but the delay may cause your friend to pass an uneasy night, and therefore we had better go with all speed to extricate him from the hands of the infidels.
I will try and think over what is the best thing to be done; you will give me your advice, will you not, and if possible extricate me from my unpleasant position?
Morrel smiled with an expression very like a grimace, and then turned round to Monte Cristo, as if to ask him to extricate him from his embarrassment.
The distant prospect of hazards, from which we can hope to extricate ourselves by courage and address, is not disagreeable to us, and does not raise the wages of labour in any employment.

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