detrude

detrude

[dih-trood]
verb (used with object), detruded, detruding.
1.
to thrust out or away.
2.
to thrust or force down.

Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English < Latin dētrūdere to thrust down, drive away, equivalent to dē- de- + trūdere to thrust, drive, force

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detrude (dɪˈtruːd)
 
vb
(tr) to force down or thrust away or out
 
[C16: from Latin dētrūdere to push away, from de- + trūdere to thrust]
 
detrusion
 
n

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