He owed more than 2000 pounds; and he saw no hope of extrication from his embarrassments.
What opening for extrication, unless, indeed, Emilia should die?
I had noticed that a little mulatto boy, also in a kilt, had been the chief agent in the extrication of poor Tuncan.
My whole future depended upon my extrication from that impasse.
The warlike Sam remained sitting disconsolately in the coal-hod; his instructions suggested no means of extrication.
He was resolved to make an effort of some kind for the extrication of his sister.
After extrication, the tadpole grows rapidly, and the chief change of form is witnessed in the gills.
Indeed, that seems in some places the only way to extrication from the labyrinth.
We are warned that the following species are "difficult of extrication," either confluent or mixed by intercrossing.
Could there be, even for him, some mode of extrication from his misery?
1610s, from Latin extricatus, past participle of extricare "disentangle," perhaps from ex- "out of" + tricae (plural) "perplexities, hindrances," of unknown origin. Related: Extricated; extricating.