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EXPEL', v.t. L. expello; ex and pello, to drive; from the L. participle.
1. To drive or force out from any inclosed place; as, to expel wind from the stomach, or air from a bellows. The word is applicable to any force, physical or moral.
2. To drive out; to force to leave; as, to expel the inhabitants of a country; to expel wild beasts from a forest.
3. To eject; to throw out.
4. To banish; to exile.
5. To reject; to refuse. Little used.
And would you not poor fellowship expel?
6. To exclude; to keep out or off.
7. In college government, to command to leave; to dissolve the connection of a student; to interdict him from further connection.
EXPEL'LABLE, a. That may be expelled or driven out.
Acid expellable by heat.
EXPEL'LED, ppr. Driven out or away; forced to leave; banished; exiled; excluded.
EXPEL'LER, n. He or that which drives out or away.
EXPEL'LING, ppr. Driving out; forcing away; compelling to quit or depart; banishing; excluding.
"Seek ye out of the book of the Lord, and read" —Isaiah 34:16, KJV
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