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de·fen·es·tra·tion

defenestration

 
pronunciation:
di fe n streI shn
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of throwing someone or something out of a window.
The vandalism of the newspaper office included the defenestration of desks and chairs.
definition 2: the sudden firing or expulsion of a politician from office or from his or her political party.
similar words:
purge