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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ex·tri·cate /ˈɛkstrəˌket/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·tri·cate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Extricated p. pr. & vb. n. Extricating ]
 1. To free, as from difficulties or perplexities; to disentangle; to disembarrass; as, to extricate a person from debt, peril, etc.
    We had now extricated ourselves from the various labyrinths and defiles.   --Eustace.
 2. To cause to be emitted or evolved; as, to extricate heat or moisture.
 Syn: -- To disentangle; disembarrass; disengage; relieve; evolve; set free; liberate.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v : release from entanglement of difficulty; "I cannot extricate
          myself from this task" [syn: untangle, disentangle, disencumber]