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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To free from difficulty or entanglements. To escape from a difficult or embarrassing situation, or to help someone escape.

Usage examples (37)
  • He had to be extricated from the vehicle after the accident.
  • I cannot extricate myself from this task
  • COOPER: But using the word extricate, does that mean that you think U.S. troops should be out?
  • The original story was the wife used the golf club to smash the window to "extricate" Woods from the car? for more
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