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excrement

 [ek´skrĕ-ment]
1. feces.
2. excretion (def. 2).

ex·cre·ment

(eks'krĕ-ment),
Waste matter or any excretion cast out of the body; for example, feces.
[L. ex- cerno, pp. -cretus, to separate]

ex·cre·ment

coprophobia.

excrement

/ex·cre·ment/ (eks´krĭ-mint)
1. feces.
2. excretion (2).

excrement

(ĕk′skrə-mənt)
n.
Waste material, especially fecal matter, that is expelled from the body after digestion.

ex′cre·men′tal (-mĕn′tl), ex′cre·men·ti′tious (-mĕn-tĭsh′əs) adj.

excrement

[eks′krəment]
any waste matter, particularly feces, discharged from the body.

ex·cre·ment

(eks'krĕ-mĕnt)
Waste matter or any excretion cast out of the body; e.g., feces.
[L. ex-cerno, pp. -cretus, to separate]

ex·cre·ment

(eks'krĕ-mĕnt)
Waste matter cast out of the body; e.g., feces.
[L. ex-cerno, pp. -cretus, to separate]

excrement

fecal matter; matter cast out as waste from the body.
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The scene in which Arvay is stuck in the bathroom when one of her eugenically sound children, Kenny, calls to report that he will not be returning home literalizes the excremental metaphor.
She experimented with what I called earlier "the joining of the excremental vision to the vision of a spiritual quest" in poem fragments, such as the following, entitled "Descent: The Coupling" from the folder marked "Approved Poems":
Wisely choosing to set aside a reading of these texts' anality as a sign of repressed infantilism (cultural or otherwise), Stockton instead sees the excremental as an inevitably present, often feminized figure for wit in early modern discourse.
Could the libretto be any clearer about the poem's excremental theme than to have the maidens call it "fragrant .
It is a comedy of excremental daily consciousness, undigested by any dreamwork of the imagination.
While critics have called Dante's treatment of the flatterers "extreme" Baranski asserts that Dante has a specific program in mind with his combination of the erotic and excremental.
As Miller notes, these observations are hardly new: "The entire Latin Christian discourse of sin depended on the conceptualization of sin and hell as raising excremental stenches and loathsome prospects.
Por otra parte y volviendo al Renacimiento, Erhard Schon revela en una de las primeras composiciones anamorficas este reves excremental del viaje.
I think about the people who probably spent vast hours studying excremental impact on our city and perhaps believe that, without such laws, massive piles of canine waste would accumulate, rendering our city uninhabitable.
Not even Monty Python dabbled so gleefully in all things excremental, so those with a weak constitution may want to steer clear.
His first chapter clearly outlines the ways in which his approach to the early modern body differs from much recent work on that topic by correcting a tendency (derived from Bakhtin) to see bodily excremental functions as grotesque, rather than as natural and ne cessary to health.
Such a return completes the logic of the symbolic ingestion already begun: it is an evacuation, a kind of excremental discharge that empties Duffy of the pathological contamination through which his former identification defiled him, and by which Sinico once again "falls" down to the ground: he becomes, as it were, the ontological void to which his successive devoidings consign him: "He listened aga in: perfectly silent.