extricate vs. extract – The Correct Way to Use Each | Confusing Words
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Extricate

Definition:

release from entanglement or difficulty

Examples:

I cannot extricate myself from this task

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Extract

Definition:

remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense

Examples:

extract a bad tooth

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