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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.
WHY IT’S SO SATISFYING TO ROOT FOR DISNEY VILLAINSAJA ROMANOMAY 28, 2021VOX
The person was extricated with critical injuries, official said.
METRO’S RED LINE SINGLE-TRACKING IN MARYLAND AFTER PERSON STRUCK BY TRAINJUSTIN WM. MOYERMAY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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.
AS AARON RODGERS SAGA SHOWS, KEEPING A FRANCHISE QB HAPPY IS ALMOST AS IMPORTANT AS FINDING ONEADAM KILGOREMAY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Even with the presence of other factors, some said it would be difficult to extricate the victims’ race and gender — or Long’s — from the deadly shootings.
THE ATLANTA SUSPECT ISN’T THE FIRST TO BLAME ‘SEX ADDICTION’ FOR HEINOUS CRIMES. BUT SCIENTISTS ARE DUBIOUS.TEO ARMUSMARCH 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
They had to follow only her instructions if she was going to be able to extricate them from this disaster.
THE WOMEN WHO FOUGHT TO DEFEND THEIR HOMES AGAINST ISISGAYLE TZEMACH LEMMONFEBRUARY 22, 2021TIME
It took Jerry Alcorn but a moment to extricate himself from his horse, and as he half rose he fired at Lawrence, but missed.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
He wanted two millions to extricate the State from its financial embarrassments.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
As robust as the quarryman, this man made violent efforts to extricate himself from the embrace of the serf.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
He is like a strong man struggling in a morass: every effort to extricate himself only sinks him deeper and deeper.
SELECT SPEECHES OF DANIEL WEBSTERDANIEL WEBSTER
There was a prickly pear on top, the thorns of which caught him so that at first he could not extricate himself.
NAPOLEON'S YOUNG NEIGHBORHELEN LEAH REED

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