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extricable

[ek-stri-kuh-buh l, ik-strik-uh-buh l] /ˈɛk strɪ kə bəl, ɪkˈstrɪk ə bəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being extricated.
Origin of extricable
1615-1625
1615-25; < Latin extric(āre) (see extricate) + -able
Related forms
nonextricable, adjective
nonextricably, adverb
unextricable, adjective
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Word Origin and History for extricable
adj.

1620s, from extricate + -able. Related: Extricably.

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