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expulsion
used in Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

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
  • And so Phaedrus, who at the age of fifteen had finished his freshman year of science, was at the age of seventeen expelled from the University for failing grades.
    Part 2 (25% in)
  • If the types we have just expelled were the only types there were, the temple would never have existed any more than one can have a wood consisting of nothing but creepers — those who have found favor with the angel — are somewhat odd, uncommunicative, solitary fellows, really less like each other than the hosts of the rejected.
    Part 2 (18% in)
  • There is no evidence anywhere that he ever thought of his expulsion from the university as a failure, just an enigma.
    Part 2 (64% in)

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