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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.

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297. [Motion Out Of, Actively.] Ejection.

   NOUN:EJECTION, emission, effusion, rejection, expulsion, eviction, extrusion, detrusion, trajection; discharge.
  EGESTION, evacuation, vomition; emesis, eruption, eruptiveness, eruptivity, voidance, disgorgement; ructation, eructation; bloodletting, venesection, phlebotomy, extravasation, paracentesis; expuition [rare], exspuition [rare]; tapping, drainage; emetic; vomiting; excretion [See Excretion]; clearance, clearage.
  DISLODGMENT; deportation; banishment (punishment) [See Punishment]; rogue’s march; relegation; extradition.
  EJECTOR, bouncer [slang, U. S.], chucker-out [slang].
   VERB:EJECT, reject; expel, discard; cut [colloq.], ostracize, send to Coventry, boycott; chasser [F.], banish (punish) [See Punishment]; bounce [slang, U. S.]; fire [slang], – out [slang]; throw &c. (284) -out, – up, – off, – away, – aside; push &c. (276) -out, – off, – away, – aside; shovel -, sweep- -out, – away; brush -, whisk -, turn -, send- -off, – away; discharge; send -, turn -, cast- adrift; turn out, bundle out; throw overboard; give the sack to [slang]; send packing, send about one’s business, send to the right-about; strike off the roll (abrogate) [See Abrogation]; turn out -neck and heels [colloq.], – head and shoulders, – neck and crop [colloq.]; pack off; send away with a flea in the ear [colloq.]; send to Jericho [colloq.]; bow out, show the door to.
  EVICT, oust, dislodge; turn out of -doors, – house and home; unhouse, unkennel; unpeople, dispeople; depopulate; relegate, deport.
  LET OUT, give out, pour out, send out; dispatch or despatch, exhale, excern [obs.], excrete; embogue [obs.], disembogue; extravasate, shed, void, egest, evacuate; emit; open the -sluices, – floodgates; turn on the tap; give exit to, give vent to; extrude, detrude; effuse, spend, expend; pour forth; squirt, spurt or spirt, spill, slop; perspire (exude) [See Egress]; breathe, blow (wind) [See Wind].
  TAP, draw off; bale out, lade out; let blood, broach.
  EMPTY; drain, – to the dregs; sweep off; clear, – off, – out, – away; suck, draw off; clean out, make a clean sweep of, clear decks, purge.
  DISEMBOWEL, embowel [rare], disbowel [rare], eviscerate, gut.
  ROOT OUT, root up, unearth; eradicate, averruncate [obs.]; weed out, get out; eliminate, get rid of, do away with, shake off; exenterate [rare].
  VOMIT, spew, puke [obs. or vulgar], keck, retch; cast up, bring up; disgorge.
  SALIVATE, ptyalize, expectorate, clear the throat, hawk, spit, sputter, splutter, slobber, drivel, slaver, slabber, drool.
  BELCH, eruct, eructate.
  UNPACK, unlade, unload, unship; break bulk; dump [chiefly U. S.].
  EMERGE, ooze [See Egress]; be let out.
   ADJECTIVE:EJECTIVE, emissive, extrusive; egestive; salivant; vomitive, vomitory; emitting, emitted &c. v.
   INTERJECTION:BEGONE! get you gone! get -, go- -away, – along, – along with you! go your way! away, – with! off with you! go! go about your business! be off! avaunt! aroint or aroynt! [archaic], allez-vous-en! [F.], jao! [Hind.], va-t’ en! [F.], scoot! [colloq.], shoo! “get thee behind me, Satan!” [Bible].