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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.

Class II. Words Relating to Space
Section IV. Motion
4. Motion with Reference to Direction

301. [Forcible Egress.] Extraction.

   NOUN:EXTRACTION; extracting &c. v.; removal, elimination, extrication, eradication, evulsion, extirpation, extermination; ejection [See Ejection]; export (egress) [See Egress]; avulsion, wrench, forcible separation.
  EXPRESSION, squeezing; distillation.
  EXTRACTOR, corkscrew, forceps, pliers.
   VERB:EXTRACT, draw; take out, draw out, pull out, tear out, pluck out, pick out, get out; wring from, wrench; extort; root -, weed -, grub -, rake- -up, – out; eradicate; pull -, pluck- up by the roots; averruncate [obs.]; unroot; uproot, pull up, extirpate, dredge.
  EDUCE, elicit, evolve, bring forth, draw forth; extricate.
  ELIMINATE (eject) [See Ejection]; eviscerate [See Ejection]; remove.
  EXPRESS, squeeze out, press out, distill or distil.