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noun as in deliverance

noun as in extraction

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Example Sentences

“I decided to extricate myself,” said Howard, over fear of rising Covid rates.

From Digiday

She is a prisoner in a gloomy cell of stone and iron, from which there is no possible extrication.

They were therefore in a dilemma, from which there was no middle course of extrication.

Here, in the extremest perturbation, she saw the full extent of her difficulties, without perceiving any means of extrication.

The opposing streams of traffic would merge in a tangle beyond extrication until a halt enabled each to go its way.

This is one of the simplest of these methods of extrication.


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On this page you'll find 283 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to extrication, such as: emancipation, salvation, acquittal, delivery, freeing, and redemption.

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