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Extrication  n.  
The act or process of extricating or disentangling; a freeing from perplexities; disentanglement.
The act of sending out or evolving.

Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48

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"Extrication" Quotes from Famous Books

... absolutely stuck fast among the branches of the alders which, here grew almost horizontally over the stream. We could not turn round, and to go further was absolutely impossible; there was but one mode of extrication, and that was to back straight out the way we had entered. Our boatman changed his position to the bow of the boat, and after much labor and exertion, we started down stream. After two hours of hard work, pushing with the oars and pulling by the branches, we emerged into ...
— Wild Northern Scenes - Sporting Adventures with the Rifle and the Rod • S. H. Hammond

... with grave plans for their extrication from their troubles—plans requiring the utmost forethought, ingenuity, and secrecy to bring them to a successful issue; and also with fresh injuries and insults from the Assembly and the municipal authorities, which every week made the necessity ...
— The Life of Marie Antoinette, Queen of France • Charles Duke Yonge

Words linked to "Extrication" :   liberation, freeing, release, extricate, untangling, disentanglement, unsnarling

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