Discumber Dis*cum"ber, v. t. [Pref. dis- + cumber: cf. OF. descombrer.] To free from that which cumbers or impedes; to disencumber. [Archaic] --Pope. [1913 Webster]

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  • discumber — dis·cum·ber …   English syllables

  • discumber — dəs, (ˈ)dis+ transitive verb Etymology: probably by alteration : disencumber …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scumber — Scum ber, v. i. [Cf. {Discumber}.] To void excrement. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] Massinger. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • extricate — [v] get out of a situation; relieve of responsibility bail out*, clear, deliver, detach, difference, differentiate, disburden, discumber, disembarrass, disencumber, disengage, disentangle, disinvolve, extract, free, get off the hook*, get out… …   New thesaurus

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