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jettison
used in Unbroken by Hillenbrand

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Definition
to get rid of something not wanted
such as:
  • items thrown from a ship or plane — typically to reduce weight
  • an idea, plan, or project
  • Basketball players did passing drills on deck, but the wind kept jettisoning the balls into the Atlantic.
    p. 28.7

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