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expels

verb , present tense third-person singular of expel

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1 to drive or force out
  • animal lover though I am, I was determined to expel the uninvited mouse from my room
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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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