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War and Peace
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  • And Boris, having apparently relieved himself of an onerous duty and extricated himself from an awkward situation and placed another in it, became quite pleasant again.
  • In answer to Toll, Paulucci suggested an advance and an attack, which, he urged, could alone extricate us from the present uncertainty and from the trap (as he called the Drissa camp) in which we were situated.
  • It was a long time before the dragoons could extricate the bleeding youth, beaten almost to death.
  • Had she attempted concealment, or tried to extricate herself from her awkward position by cunning, she would have spoiled her case by acknowledging herself guilty.

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  • She was caught in the wreckage and could not extricate herself without help.
  • Mona reached into his mouth for his tongue.
    Ralph, jaw agape, laughed.
    "Won’t come out," Callie told her sister.
    Still Mona pulled, giggling, until finally Ralph extricated her wet fingers and closed his mouth firmly and bounced her on his knee to distract her.
    Gish Jen  --  Typical American

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