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detrude

[ dih-trood ]
/ dɪˈtrud /
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verb (used with object), de·trud·ed, de·trud·ing.
to thrust out or away.
to thrust or force down.
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Origin of detrude

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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British Dictionary definitions for detrude

detrude
/ (dɪˈtruːd) /

verb
(tr) to force down or thrust away or out

Derived forms of detrude

detrusion (dɪˈtruːʒən), noun

Word Origin for detrude

C16: from Latin dētrūdere to push away, from de- + trūdere to thrust
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