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extract

ik strakt

  • n  a solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance (usually in water)
  • n  a passage selected from a larger work
  • v  remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense
    extract a bad tooth
    extract information from the telegram
  • v  get despite difficulties or obstacles
    I extracted a promise from the Dean for two new positions
  • v  deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning)
  • v  extract by the process of distillation
  • v  separate (a metal) from an ore
  • v  obtain from a substance, as by mechanical action
  • v  take out of a literary work in order to cite or copy
  • v  calculate the root of a number

  • A flavoring-agent-factory owner (Jason Bateman, a deadpan delight) has a vanilla-extract existence until a beautiful con woman (Mila Kunis), a Xanax-pushing pal (Ben Affleck) and a .
  • Eleutherococc fluid extract, polygonati fluid extract, epimedii viscous extract, civet tincture, bezoar tincture, viper tincture, d-alpha-tocopherol acetate, vitamin B2, sodium .
  • This extract he had reduced to powder then compressed into tablets.
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  • Henry Paulson in World Socialist Web Site
    In his first public comment on the financial market downturn, US Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said that while the turmoil would "extract a penalty on the growth of the economy" both the markets and the US economy were "strong enough" to...
  • Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in International Herald Tribune
    This report tried to extract America from its impasse but it also is a declaration of the Iranian people's victory against the great powers,Ahmadinejad said in a rally Wednesday in the western province of Illam, the ISNA student news agency...

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