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expulsion
used in The Sound and the Fury

2 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 said. that blackguardCaddy Were you trying to pick a fightwith him were you Aliar and a scoundrel Caddywas dropped from his club for cheatingat cards got sent to Coventry caught cheating at midterm exams and expelled Well what aboutit I'm not going to play cards with "Do you like fishing better than swimming?
    2 — June 2, 1910 (48% in)
  • ...consumed him, until he was nothingand they were nothing and there was not even a voice but instead their heartswere speaking to one another in chanting measuresbeyond the need for words, so that when he came to rest against the reading desk, hismonkey face lifted and his whole attitude that of a serene, tortured crucifix that transcended its shabbinessand insignificance and made it ofno moment, a long moaning expulsion ofbreathrose from them, and a woman's single soprano:"Yes, Jesus!
    4 — April 8, 1928 (53% in)

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