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extricate
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

6 uses
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Definition
free or remove from constraint or difficulty
  • Here is a means of extricating yourself from your predicament for the moment.
    1.2.6 — Vol 1 Bk 2 Chpt 6 — The Broken Jug (62% in)
  • Thanks to this precaution, which he always was careful to take at the moment when on the point of beginning an examination, he knew beforehand the names, titles, and misdeeds of the accused, made cut and dried responses to questions foreseen, and succeeded in extricating himself from all the windings of the interrogation without allowing his deafness to be too apparent.
    1.6.1 — Vol 1 Bk 6 Chpt 1 — An Impartial Glance at.... (59% in)
  • Consul Cicero! this is no calamity from which one extricates one's self with periphrases, ~quemadmodum~, and ~verum enim vero~!"
    2.7.4 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 4 — ANARKH (4% in)
  • Here Phoebus, whose imagination was endowed with but mediocre power of creation, began to find himself in a quandary as to a means of extricating himself for his prowess.
    2.8.6 — Vol 2 Bk 8 Chpt 6 — Three Human Hearts Differently.... (25% in)
  • If I possessed an expedient for extricating her from a dilemma, without compromising my own neck to the extent of a single running knot, what would you say to it?
    2.10.1 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 1 — Gringoire Has Many Good.... (88% in)
  • 'tis a truly gallant counter-plot, which will extricate us all from the matter.
    2.10.1 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 1 — Gringoire Has Many Good.... (93% in)

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