extrication extrication  /ˌɛk strə ˈkeɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the act of releasing from a snarled or tangled condition

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Usage(s):

  1. But even Senators like Obama and Jim Webb, who opposed the war from the start, say the extrication must be careful and must involve far better planning than the Bush-Cheney invasion.
  2. A Prince William County firefighter comforts the driver of a Ford Explorer as they wait for a rescue squad to arrive with extrication equipment.
  3. In 1967, the CIA managed the skillful extrication from Moscow of KGB Colonel Evgeny Runge, who had led a spy network in West Germany.

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