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One person had to be extricated from a vehicle, fire officials said.

As they wait for clarity from the June 22 primaries, liberals and government reformers are trying to extricate the city's new voting system, which they mostly support, from its incompetent election officials, who they can't seem to get rid of.

Indeed, over time, many of Disney’s most popular villains have become almost fully extricated from their original source texts, taking on entirely new cultural meanings outside of their storylines.

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The person was extricated with critical injuries, official said.

He said he believes that the Packers’ front office will be more vigilant in its communication with Rodgers, and that Rodgers lacks the contractual power to extricate himself without forfeiting millions of dollars.

To extricate himself, he surrendered to the government the management of, and revenues from, most of his property.

This week, Merkel ominously said she expects it will take Europe another decade to extricate itself from the crisis.

George W. Bush set the trap just over nine years ago, and the Democrats are still trying to extricate themselves.

A bit more urgent is how to extricate ourselves from this stinker of a GECSTGD.

It took Jerry Alcorn but a moment to extricate himself from his horse, and as he half rose he fired at Lawrence, but missed.

He wanted two millions to extricate the State from its financial embarrassments.

As robust as the quarryman, this man made violent efforts to extricate himself from the embrace of the serf.

He is like a strong man struggling in a morass: every effort to extricate himself only sinks him deeper and deeper.

There was a prickly pear on top, the thorns of which caught him so that at first he could not extricate himself.


On this page you'll find 89 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to extricate, such as: bail out, detach, differentiate, disengage, disentangle, and extract.

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