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extricate

(eks′trĭ-kāt″) [L. extricare, to disentangle, clear]
To free from entrapment, as a person from a fallen building or a crushed automobile.
extrication (eks″trĭ-kā′shŏn)
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Yes, for in any extreme circumstance it might not only extricate us from some great embarrassment, but even a great danger.
The force of the impact hurled the horse backward to the ground and so quickly that the girl had no opportunity to extricate herself; but fell to the earth with her mount, her left leg pinned beneath its body.
It is therefore urgently necessary that we should make another, and probably a last, effort to extricate ourselves.
AN Ox, unable to extricate himself from the mire into which he sank, was advised to make use of a Political Pull.
If I were to attempt to sum up the thousands of letters, from all sorts of people in all sorts of latitudes and climates, which this unlucky paragraph brought down upon me, I should get into an arithmetical difficulty from which I could not easily extricate myself.
Black George now repaired to his wife, on whose prudent counsel he depended to extricate him out of this dilemma; but when he came thither he found his house in some confusion.