Extricate

Ex"tri*cate

(ks"tr*kt), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Extricated(ks"tr*k`td); p. pr. & vb. n. Extricating(ks"tr*k`tng).] [L. extricatus, p. p. of extricare to extricate; ex out + tricae trifles, impediments, perplexities. Cf. Intricate.] 1. To free, as from difficulties or perplexities; to disentangle; to disembarrass; as, to extricate a person from debt, peril, etc.
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We had now extricated ourselves from the various labyrinths and defiles.
Eustace.
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2. To cause to be emitted or evolved; as, to extricate heat or moisture.

Syn. -- To disentangle; disembarrass; disengage; relieve; evolve; set free; liberate.
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