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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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Moreover, it leads him to dismiss the impact America's Protestant heritage on this score rather lightly, even though it is practically impossible to extricate the history of American dietary reform from that of American Protestantism.
Determined to extricate the woman he loves from seemingly airtight murder charges, the smooth-talking Bates matches wits with a plodding detective who is more interested in closing the case.
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How can we extricate ourselves from this feeling of frustration?
Chief Gauthier was at the scene that night helping with efforts to extricate the trapped driver.
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How, spellbound audiences wondered, would our daring hero extricate himself from the fatal trap of last week's cliffhanger?
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Can he extricate himself with the help (or hinderance) of his crafty sister Moxy, or loyal buddy Oskee Nelson--and then there's the ill-mannered Flip Stuperton.