Extricate - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈekstrɪkeɪt|  American pronunciation of the word extricate
Brit.  |ˈɛkstrɪkeɪt|  British pronunciation of the word extricate

verb

- release from entanglement of difficulty(syn: disencumber, disentangle, untangle)

I cannot extricate myself from this task

Examples

Several survivors were extricated from the wreckage.

They extricated the tractor from the mud.

She hasn't been able to extricate herself from her legal problems.

He had promised to extricate his friend from his overwhelming difficulties.

How was he going to extricate himself from this situation?

Firemen had to extricate the driver from the wreckage.

I cannot extricate myself from this task

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: extricate
he/she/it: extricates
present participle: extricating
past tense: extricated
past participle: extricated
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