Disembarrassing
Disembarrass Dis`em*bar"rass, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disembarrassed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disembarrassing}.] [Pref. dis- + embarrass: cf. F. d['e]sembarasser.] To free from embarrassment, or perplexity; to clear; to extricate. [1913 Webster]

To disembarrass himself of his companion. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]


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