verb (used with object), ex·pelled, ex·pel·ling.
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Origin of expel
OTHER WORDS FROM expelex·pel·la·ble, adjectivere·ex·pel, verb (used with object), re·ex·pelled, re·ex·pel·ling.un·ex·pel·la·ble, adjectiveun·ex·pelled, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for expel
How exactly clumps of microbes could get expelled into space remains unclear.If bacteria band together, they can survive for years in space|Jonathan Lambert|August 26, 2020|Science News
The Moroccan government, meanwhile, has responded by threatening to expel Amnesty International from the country.
For instance, there have been successful lawsuits against universities that expelled or otherwise disciplined students for policy violations without conducting a full and fair hearing.Here’s How The New Title IX Regulations Will Affect Sexual Assault Cases on Campus|LGBTQ-Editor|May 7, 2020|No Straight News
The same research study shows these masks impede aerosolized virus being expelled out by the user so presumably they can decrease breathing in the virus as well.
They wanted to expel the demons which they believed caused impure thoughts.
They expel difficult students and refuse to admit students that public schools have to admit—like kids with disabilities.Hunger Games Comes to New York State’s Public Schools|Zephyr Teachout|November 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Simultaneously, a brigade of mercenaries and Congolese soldiers would seal off the city and expel the guerrillas.‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis|Nina Strochlic|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After investigating the case and bringing together all of the evidence I moved to expel him from the Senate.And Now Mitch McConnell Is the ‘Pro-Woman’ Candidate!|Eleanor Clift|October 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As an Ebola patient slips from bad to worse to dire, he can expel as many as two and a half gallons of effluvia a day.
If you are determined to expel all comfort from your house, be a Drunkard; and you will soon do it effectually.Select Temperance Tracts|American Tract Society
"I cannot expel the passion that rankles in my blood," Basil interposed darkly.Under the Witches' Moon|Nathan Gallizier
Lying is like Nature, you may expel her with a fork, but she will always come back again.The Note-Books of Samuel Butler|Samuel Butler
Pumps were no longer of any use to expel the water, for pump as one might, the water kept pouring in.Peasant Tales of Russia|V.I. Nemirovitch-Dantchenko
Joyeuse now called on the citizens of Nismes to lay down their arms, to expel all the refugees, and to receive a garrison.History of the Rise of the Huguenots|Henry Baird