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expelling

verb
present participle of expel

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2 to throw or give off
  • something in a wastebasket was expelling a foul odor

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3 to violently throw out or off (something from within)
  • ringing and flashing madly, the slot machine expelled a bucketful of quarters

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4 to let or force out of the lungs
  • asked the patient to expel a deep breath

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“Expelling.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/expelling. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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