disgorge

[dis-gawrj]
verb (used with object), disgorged, disgorging.
1.
to eject or throw out from the throat, mouth, or stomach; vomit forth.
2.
to surrender or yield (something, especially something illicitly obtained).
3.
to discharge forcefully or as a result of force.
verb (used without object), disgorged, disgorging.
4.
to eject, yield, or discharge something.

Origin:
1470–80; < Middle French desgorger, equivalent to des- dis-1 + -gorger, derivative of gorge throat; see gorge

disgorgement, noun
disgorger, noun
undisgorged, adjective
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disgorge (dɪsˈɡɔːdʒ)
 
vb
1.  to throw out (swallowed food, etc) from the throat or stomach; vomit
2.  to discharge or empty of (contents)
3.  (tr) to yield up unwillingly or under pressure
4.  (tr) angling to remove (a hook) from the mouth or throat of (a fish)
 
dis'gorgement
 
n

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disgorge
late 15c., from O.Fr. desgorger, from des- "dis-" (see dis- (see dis-) + gorge "throat" gorge. Related: Disgorged; disgorgement.
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Example sentences
The attorney says that those law proceedings will last quite six months before
  your husband can be made to disgorge your fortune.
They need to be forced to disgorge thereby balancing the budget.
Witness the way potato prices have been juggled to induce him to disgorge his
  potatoes.
There is no magic money tree that can be shaken to disgorge the cash.
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