they extract

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  • They find her so exhausted that she cannot protest when they extract her against her orders.
  • With only five horses to trade, they extracted a high price.
  • They extracted from this crowd the force it contained, and made use of it. Cited from Napoleon the Little, by Victor Hugo
  • But their efforts are foolish, for not a word can they extract from her. Cited from Four Arthurian Romances, by Chretien DeTroyes
  • They built a mansion from the building material they extracted from the demolished structure.
  • They extracted their troops unharmed so that these could fight again in other theatres of war.
  • Instead they extract more nutrition from grass by giving their food a second pass through the gut.
  • When they extract us from the wreckage, They'll put our bodies in a strip.
  • The poison they extracted from a plant, which I never saw, and it was said that it takes effect very rapidly. Cited from Camps and Trails in China, Roy Chapman Andrews and Yvette Borup Andrews
  • For two disgustful minutes they extracted from him his solemn promise that henceforth he would keep his hands off the laws. Cited from Average Jones, by Samuel Hopkins Adams
  • Here and there they extracted Austrians who had been left behind in houses and dugouts. Cited from The War Service of the 1/4 Royal Berkshire Regiment (T. F.),by Cruttwell
  • Their purple color arose because they extracted energy in the green portion of the spectrum using bacteriorhodopsin.
  • The disabled live on, they will not die to please us, and they extract a pretty expensive living from the world above. Cited from London's Underworld, by Thomas Holmes
  • Together they extracted 300 tires in addition to a car at the park site.
  • Police held Menda for three weeks, without allowing him access to a lawyer, until they extracted a confession.
  • They extracted the grains of gold, which they afterwards presented to the Spaniards. Cited from De Orbe Novo, Volume 1 (of 2), Trans. by Francis Augustus MacNutt
  • Between them, they extracted the essence of the letter. Cited from Born In Exile, By George Gissing
  • After three days of sit-in protest they extracted a promise from Hazhir that he would conduct elections fairly.
  • They extract mineral nutrients from the soil, and also water in winter.
  • Thus, they extract more nutrition out of smaller quantities of feed.
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