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extricate (v.)

"disentangle, disengage, set free," 1610s, from Latin extricatus, past participle of extricare "disentangle," figuratively "clear up, unravel," perhaps from ex "out of" (see ex-) + tricae (plural) "perplexities, hindrances," which is of unknown origin. Related: Extricated; extricating.

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Definitions of extricate from WordNet

extricate (v.)
release from entanglement of difficulty;
I cannot extricate myself from this task
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