extract oneself

Definition of extract oneself

  1. :  to remove oneself from a difficult situation He has been unable to extract himself from his legal difficulties.

Word by Word Definitions

extractplay
  1. :  to draw forth (as by research)

    :  to pull or take out forcibly

    :  to obtain by much effort from someone unwilling

  1. :  a selection from a writing or discourse :  excerpt

    :  a product (as an essence or concentrate) prepared by extracting

    :  a solution (as in alcohol) of essential constituents of a complex material (as meat or an aromatic plant)

oneselfplay
  1. :  one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self


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