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disgorge
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Definition eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth

or:

to spew, pour out, or discharge

or:

to be legally compelled to return or make restitution
  • The snake disgorged the rat.
  • The cruise ship disgorged thousands of passengers onto the dock.
  • Hope to compel them to disgorge their ill-gotten gains.
  • ...at a month old, when his eyes had been open for but a week, he was beginning himself to eat meat—meat half-digested by the she-wolf and disgorged for the five growing cubs...
    Jack London  --  White Fang
  • Alleys and archways, like so many cesspools, disgorged their offences of smell, and dirt, and life, upon the straggling streets; and the whole quarter reeked with crime, with filth, and misery.
    Charles Dickens  --  A Christmas Carol
  • Bourne stared in shock, his eyes bulging, his mouth gaped, frozen in place, unable to disgorge the cry that was in him.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • Tea Cake took it and filled his mouth then gagged horribly, disgorged that which was in his mouth and threw the glass upon the floor.
    Zora Neale Hurston  --  Their Eyes Were Watching God
  • An air car descends near us and disgorges more Officials.
    Ally Condie  --  Matched
  • 'Then,' said Traddles, 'you must prepare to disgorge all that your rapacity has become possessed of, and to make restoration to the last farthing.
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • Also, a dragon can disgorge their Eldunari while they are still alive.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Brisingr
  • But by my faith if you had not come up I'd have made him disgorge his winnings, and he'd have learned what the range of the steel-yard was."
    Miguel de Cervantes  --  Don Quixote
  • We must oppose the waste and deformity of the world, its crowds eddying round and round disgorged and trampling.
    Virginia Woolf  --  The Waves
  • Returning to her own room, Kitty had thrown the purse into a corner, where it lay open, disgorging three or four gold pieces on the carpet.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • Lake freighters disgorged pale wooden crates emblazoned with phrases in strange alphabets.
    Erik Larson  --  The Devil in the White City
  • The elevators moved more slowly now and disgorged fewer beings.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • Below us a coach stopped to disgorge another load of visitors outside the castle gates.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • With his magic, he caused her to disgorge them: they came out alive and whole.
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces
  • Lots of rich girls are so rich they are just above paying bills and you have to pinch them to make them disgorge.
    Robert Penn Warren  --  All the King's Men
  • You'd think with all the money they've got they'd disgorge a little, so we wouldn't have to bump like farmers on a hay cart!
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • But there was nothing to be ready for; the taxi drove away without disgorging anyone.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy

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