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expulse

[ik-spuhls] /ɪkˈspʌls/
verb (used with object), expulsed, expulsing. Obsolete
1.
to expel.
Origin of expulse
< Latin expulsus; see expulsion
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  • Asad ibn Rabiya rose and said: 'Why cannot we expulse him from among us and banish him from our country?

    The Life of Mohammad Etienne Dinet

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