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extricate

verb [T] uk   /ˈek.strɪ.keɪt/ formal us  
to remove something or set something free with difficulty: It took hours to extricate the car from the sand. I tried to extricate myself from the situation.Removing and extractingSeparating and dividing
extrication
noun [U] uk   /ˌek.strɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/ us  
(Definition of extricate from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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