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disgorge

verb [T] uk   /dɪsˈɡɔːdʒ/  us   /-ˈɡɔːrdʒ/
literary to release large amounts of liquid, gas, or other contents: The pipe was found to be disgorging dangerous chemicals into the sea. literary to send many people out of a place or vehicle at the same time: The delayed commuter train disgorged hundreds of angry passengers. formal to force something up from the stomach and out through the mouth: Flies disgorge digestive fluid onto their food to soften it up. literary to unwillingly release information or money: The judge has forced EXIP to disgorge $400,000 in illegal profits.
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