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disembarrass

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of disembarrass

  1. to set free from entanglement or difficulty still struggling to disembarrass herself of the emotional baggage of a failed relationship Synonyms of disembarrass clear, extricate, disengage, disentangle, free, liberate, release, untangleWords Related to disembarrass deliver, redeem, rescue, save; disburden, disencumber, unburden; unravel, unsnarl, untie, untwineNear Antonyms of disembarrass block, hamper, hinder, impede, obstruct; burden, encumber, load, weighAntonyms of disembarrass embroil, entangle

Synonym Discussion of disembarrass

extricate, disentangle, untangle, disencumber, disembarrass mean to free from what binds or holds back. extricate implies the use of care or ingenuity in freeing from a difficult position or situation.
    • extricated himself from financial difficulties
disentangle and untangle suggest painstaking separation of a thing from other things.
    • disentangling fact from fiction
    • untangle a web of deceit
disencumber implies a release from something that clogs or weighs down.
    • an article disencumbered of jargon
disembarrass suggests a release from something that impedes or hinders.
    • disembarrassed herself of her advisers

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