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 Extremes Meet.Exult’ (Latin). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Extricate.
 
Latin, ex, out of, and tricœ, fetters. “Tricæ” are the hairs, etc., tied round the feet of birds to prevent their wandering. To extricate is to “get out of these tricœ or meshes.”   1
 


 Extremes Meet.Exult’ (Latin). 

 
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