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extricate
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

2 uses
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Definition
free or remove from constraint or difficulty
  • A. B. S. In confirmation of which statement he extricated from an inside pocket and handed to his neighbour a not very cleanlooking folded document.
    Episode 16 — Eumaeus (23% in)
  • Commendatore Beninobenone having been extricated from underneath the presidential armchair, it was explained by his legal adviser Avvocato Pagamimi that the various articles secreted in his thirtytwo pockets had been abstracted by him during the affray from the pockets of his junior colleagues in the hope of bringing them to their senses.
    Episode 12 — Cyclops (30% in)

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