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expulsion
used in The Fountainhead

15 uses
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Definition
the act of forcing out
especially in 2 primary senses:
  • kicking someone out of an organization — such as a school or country
  • squeezing something to eliminate a liquid or gas
  • Unfortunately, those who felt it their duty to vote for your expulsion quite outnumbered the others.
    1.1 — Part 1 Chapter 1 (46% in)
  • That morning he had been expelled from the Architectural School of the Stanton Institute of Technology.
    1.1 — Part 1 Chapter 1 (10% in)
  • Your being expelled from the Institute.
    1.1 — Part 1 Chapter 1 (18% in)
  • He went so far as to threaten us with his resignation unless you were expelled.
    1.1 — Part 1 Chapter 1 (47% in)
  • Then he remembered: Howard Roark had been expelled this morning.
    1.2 — Part 1 Chapter 2 (32% in)
  • But the secret glow came back, whenever he thought of that expulsion.
    1.2 — Part 1 Chapter 2 (33% in)
  • I have been expelled.
    1.3 — Part 1 Chapter 3 (87% in)
  • There's plenty of big fellows who'll take you, expulsion or no expulsion, if I say so.
    1.4 — Part 1 Chapter 4 (83% in)
  • There's plenty of big fellows who'll take you, expulsion or no expulsion, if I say so.
    1.4 — Part 1 Chapter 4 (83% in)
  • You know, she's been expelled from two finishing schools.
    1.10 — Part 1 Chapter 10 (60% in)
  • Others being expelled.
    2.7 — Part 2 Chapter 7 (21% in)
  • Roark was expelled.
    2.7 — Part 2 Chapter 7 (26% in)
  • I don't have to explain why he was expelled, we understand, you and I. Peter went to work for your father and he's a partner now.
    2.7 — Part 2 Chapter 7 (27% in)
  • He was expelled.
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 (66% in)
  • He was expelled because he was unable to live up to the Institute's high standard of requirements?
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 (67% in)

There are no more uses of "expulsion" in The Fountainhead.

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