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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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and United teams were six their final after the the the The trio of It is going to take a huge amount of work for Town to extricate themselves from their current situation
Meanwhile, two of 15 dive sites at Tubbataha Reef were off limits to divers while operations to extricate the USS Guardian from the protected marine park are going on, the Philippine Coast Guard said.
Jumblatt also stressed the necessity that Iran and Russia undertake a political initiative with the concerned states to extricate Syria out of its current crisis.
She has no real plan to extricate America from this big muddy by the Euphrates.
That's why I've been writing about the similar situation that now confronts us in Iraq--I know how hard it will be to extricate our friends even if reality is faced.
But even as she tries to extricate herself from her past, her sister's jealousy and rage threaten to pull her back in.
Luke's advent lessons call the faithful to extricate themselves from the commercial enslavement of the "holiday season." Luke's Gospel disrupts the paganism of privilege and its hijacking of the Christmas story to legitimate the affluence of the powerful.
Caption: All 160 members of the New Rochelle Fire Department will now be able to safely extricate themselves from certain emergency situations, thanks to a $15, 840 donation earmarked for the purchase of fire safety ropes by Cappelli Enterprises.
It builds to the finale, Flight, in which Michael (Wentworth Miller) must try to extricate his brother Lincoln (Dominic Purcell) from Death Row and evade sinister Captain Bellick (Wade Williams) and the guards.
Wasn't she the little woman who once claimed, in an effort to extricate herself from a scandal, that she left all the domestic financial matters to her husband?
This makes it safer to extricate. If the robot is able to extricate itself and torsional rotation does not exceed 20 to 25 degrees, the SR-61 automatically resets.
Everyone is far more concerned about how to extricate themselves from Iraq, and what they are going to do about Iran.