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expulse

[ ik-spuhls ]
/ ɪkˈspʌls /
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verb (used with object), ex·pulsed, ex·puls·ing.Obsolete.
to expel.
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Origin of expulse

<Latin expulsus;see expulsion
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How to use expulse in a sentence

  • 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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