I “embrace” my “otherness,” to spew that overused phrase of early '90s identity reclamation.
Small homes often have only kerosene lamps to provide light, which spew toxins equivalent to two packs of cigarettes a day.
As I listen to myself and the real Bert spew inanities, I feel terrible, as if I am mocking a world before its very benefactors.
Especially not by the faceless boogymen that spew threats with no accountability.
Look, Hice has every right to spew his hate from the pulpit to those who chose to attend his services.
With his war club he strikes repeated blows upon the heart of the fish, which attempts to spew him out.
The other day when he came home, I could do nothing but spew and spew.
Then it would relax suddenly, and spew out the finger, and the quiet hospital air would be rent with shrieks of lost illusion.
Fire will blacken the earth; flood will swallow and spew forth the soil.
The legislature was called upon to spew them forth—a thing which the legislature declined to do.
Old English spiwan "spew, spit," from Proto-Germanic *spiwanan (cf. Old Saxon spiwan, Old Norse spyja, Old Frisian spiwa, Middle Dutch spien, Dutch spuwen, Old High German spiwan, German speien, Gothic spiewan "to spit"), from PIE *sp(y)eu-, probably ultimately of imitative origin (cf. Latin spuere, Greek ptuein, Old Church Slavonic pljuja, Lithuanian spiauti). Also in Old English as a weak verb, speowan. Related: Spewed; spewing.
"vomited matter," c.1600, from spew (v.).