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expulsion
used in Candide

3 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
  • I HOW CANDIDE WAS BROUGHT UP IN A MAGNIFICENT CASTLE, AND HOW HE WAS EXPELLED THENCE.
    Chapter 1 (2% in)
  • His provisions failed him when he arrived in Holland; but having heard that everybody was rich in that country, and that they were Christians, he did not doubt but he should meet with the same treatment from them as he had met with in the Baron's castle, before Miss Cunegonde's bright eyes were the cause of his expulsion thence.
    Chapter 3 (48% in)
  • "I have never received any from her," said Candide, "for being expelled from the castle on her account I had not an opportunity for writing to her.
    Chapter 22 (75% in)

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