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expulsion
used in Light in August

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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
  • The other expelled smoke.
    Chapter 2 (14% in)
  • She expels her breath.
    Chapter 1 (34% in)
  • That was soon after Byron had heard the story, shortly after the evening visits to Hightower's study began and Byron still wondered why the other remained in Jefferson, almost within sight of, and within hearing of, the church which had disowned and expelled him.
    Chapter 3 (93% in)
  • He would do it deliberately, feeling, even watching, his white chest arch deeper and deeper within his ribcage, trying to breathe into himself the dark odor, the dark and inscrutable thinking and being of negroes, with each suspiration trying to expel from himself the white blood and the white thinking and being.
    Chapter 10 (52% in)

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