Definition of extricate :
1. To cause to be emitted or evolved; as, to extricate heat or moisture.
2. To free, as from difficulties or perplexities; to disentangle; to disembarrass; as, to extricate a person from debt, peril, etc.
extract (part of speech: verb)
rescue (part of speech: verb)
- " However, there was a way by which it was possible for me to extricate myself. - "Ashton-Kirk, Investigator", John T. McIntyre.
- I then made vain efforts to extricate my arms, but found it impossible; the most I could do was to join the ends of my fingers, but they could not reach the snow any longer. - "The Ascent of the Matterhorn", Edward Whymper.
- A war breaking out between their patron and his cousin Hulagu, chief of the eastern Tartars, and Barkah being defeated, the Polos were embarrassed how to extricate themselves from the country and return home in safety. - "The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus (Vol. II)", Washington Irving.