ex·​pulse | \ ik-ˈspəls How to pronounce expulse (audio) \
expulsed; expulsing

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Recent Examples on the Web To expulse the Russian team from the Pyeongchang Games? Rebecca R. Ruiz, New York Times, "Russian Hackers Release Stolen Emails in New Effort to Undermine Doping Investigators," 10 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of expulse

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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something of little or no value

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