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 take out, especially by effort or force
“Use a utility knife or electric jigsaw and slowly insert the blade into the gourd.”
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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 remove, save or rescue from danger or harm
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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 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 unfasten something tied, fastened, or fixed in place
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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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(root out) Opposite of to remove, especially by digging out
“Over the years, I've learned to plant black radish after midsummer so it will not bolt to flower before forming a root.”
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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 set free, especially from entanglement or difficulty
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Opposite of to unload or discharge, typically cargo
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Opposite of to free from a tangled or twisted state
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Opposite of to discover or come across something
“Finding the right place to hide a time capsule was often more difficult than deciding what to put in it.”
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Opposite of to quickly seize (something) in a rude or eager way
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