|Origin:||, past participle of extricare, from tricae 'small difficulties'|
to escape from a difficult or embarrassing situation, or to help someone escape
extricate yourself/somebody from something
How was he going to extricate himself from this situation?
to remove someone from a place in which they are trapped
extricate somebody/yourself from something
Firemen had to extricate the driver from the wreckage.