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detrude

[dih-trood] /dɪˈtrud/
verb (used with object), detruded, detruding.
1.
to thrust out or away.
2.
to thrust or force down.
Origin
late Middle English
1425-1475
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/
verb
1.
(transitive) to force down or thrust away or out
Derived Forms
detrusion (dɪˈtruːʒən) noun
Word Origin
C16: from Latin dētrūdere to push away, from de- + trūdere to thrust
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