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Extracting the energy embedded there would require assembling a new set of tools, new technologies.

Extracting the United States from Iraq was one of the central tenets of his foreign policy.

The information they provide is not always trustworthy, and extracting it sometimes endangers informants or their families.

He had invested hundreds of millions in extracting offshore oil and gas.

The company claims that extracting and isolating the genes counted as an invention.

They entered at once into the mines, extracting therefrom, the rich treasures that for a thousand ages lay hidden in the earth.

"Oh, but Mrs. Shadd—I have it here," said Henriette, opening her purse and extracting the paper.

This is a convenient instrument for extracting poisonous substances from the stomach.

Further experiments, however, showed that on extracting the poisonous gum with 50 per cent.

Nitrogen was found very readily by the soda lime test in the tar left after extracting the original material with 50 per cent.


On this page you'll find 83 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to extracting, such as: cull, extort, derive, distill, separate, and wrest.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.