- tending or serving to expel.
Origin of expulsive
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Mr. JarvisHave you ever heard about the expulsive power of a newinterest.
But the term "apotropaic" is generally used of expulsive ceremonies in which a whole community takes part.Introduction to the History of Religions
Crawford Howell Toy
"The expulsive power of a new affection" is not merely a happy phrase; it is a fact in every day life.Outwitting Our Nerves
Josephine A. Jackson and Helen M. Salisbury
The heart of a contest of this character is the expulsive power of the one over against the other.Is the Devil a Myth?
C. F. Wimberly
The "expulsive power of a new affection" is, after all, the mightiest agency in reform.
- tending or serving to expel
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- Tending to expel.
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