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expel

ex·pel

expel

 
 
pronunciation:
ihk spel
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part of speech: verb
inflections: expelled, expelling, expels
definition 1: to force out or drive out.
He coughed to expel the dust from his lungs.
synonyms:
eject
antonyms:
admit
similar words:
banish, belch, discharge, displace, emit, release, rout, vent
definition 2: to send away or dismiss.
They expelled the player from the game for fighting.
synonyms:
dismiss, oust
antonyms:
admit
similar words:
banish, eject, suspend
derivation: expellable (adj.)
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