verb (used with object), ex·tri·cat·ed, ex·tri·cat·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM extricateex·tri·ca·tion, nounnon·ex·tri·ca·tion, nounun·ex·tri·cat·ed, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for extricate
Even with the presence of other factors, some said it would be difficult to extricate the victims’ race and gender — or Long’s — from the deadly shootings.
They had to follow only her instructions if she was going to be able to extricate them from this disaster.The Women Who Fought to Defend Their Homes Against ISIS|Gayle Tzemach Lemmon|February 22, 2021|Time
To extricate himself, he surrendered to the government the management of, and revenues from, most of his property.
This week, Merkel ominously said she expects it will take Europe another decade to extricate itself from the crisis.
George W. Bush set the trap just over nine years ago, and the Democrats are still trying to extricate themselves.
A bit more urgent is how to extricate ourselves from this stinker of a GECSTGD.
It took Jerry Alcorn but a moment to extricate himself from his horse, and as he half rose he fired at Lawrence, but missed.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
He wanted two millions to extricate the State from its financial embarrassments.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
As robust as the quarryman, this man made violent efforts to extricate himself from the embrace of the serf.
He is like a strong man struggling in a morass: every effort to extricate himself only sinks him deeper and deeper.Select Speeches of Daniel Webster|Daniel Webster
There was a prickly pear on top, the thorns of which caught him so that at first he could not extricate himself.Napoleon's Young Neighbor|Helen Leah Reed