What is the opposite of extricate?

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Opposite of to set free from a difficult situation
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Opposite of to remove or rescue (someone) from danger or harm
“We must ensure that we do not endanger the wildlife in our national parks.”
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Opposite of to allow or enable to escape from confinement
“They would hold him in shackles while interrogating him.”
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Opposite of to remove or extract (something) by grasping and exerting force on it
“If you push the chip in any further, we are not going to be able to retrieve it later.”
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Opposite of to release from a physical restraint
“They set up a lure to trap the rat that had been plaguing their home.”
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Opposite of to reveal or disclose
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Opposite of to unfasten something tied, fastened, or fixed in place
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Opposite of to steal (something)
“Filled with a guilty conscience, Bernie would later return the elderly couple's jewelry.”
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Opposite of to remove from a particular place
“The chef would place a heap of anchovies on my pizza despite me specifically telling him not to.”
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Opposite of to pull up by the roots
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Opposite of remove or take out, especially by effort or force
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Opposite of to release from confinement
“The county would imprison Steven after he was convicted of a crime under controversial circumstances.”
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Opposite of distinguish
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Opposite of to unload or discharge, typically cargo
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Opposite of to obtain through manipulative or deceitful methods
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Opposite of to quickly seize (something) in a rude or eager way
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