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expulsive

 [eks-pul´siv]
driving or forcing out; tending to expel.

ex·pul·sive

(eks-pŭl'siv),
Tending to expel.
[L. ex-pello, pp. -pulsus, to drive out]

ex·pul·sive

(eks-pŭl'siv)
Tending to force out or expel.
[L. ex-pello, pp. -pulsus, to drive out]

expulsive

driving or forcing out; tending to expel.
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A simple expulsion from the University (the very least that could happen to him), with an impossibility to continue his studies anywhere, was enough to ruin utterly a young man depending entirely upon the development of his natural abilities for his place in the world.
We have seen the account of the expulsion of James R.
Being a boy of fourteen, cheaply educated at Brussels when his sister's expulsion befell, it was some little time before he heard of it--probably from herself, for the mother was dead; but that I don't know.
That sound gave Polly more pain than the news of a dozen failures and expulsions, and it was as impossible for her to resist putting her hand tenderly on the bent head, as it was for her to help noticing with pleasure how brown the little curls were growing, and how soft they were.
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Reacting to his expulsion, Ghadai, who served in the Cabinets of both Naveen Patnaik and his father, Biju Patnaik, said: "It is not a good sign for the party.
representative here sharply criticized the Afghan government's expulsion of the journalist, New York Times correspondent Matthew Rosenberg, 40, who left Kabul on Thursday, within a 24 hour deadline imposed by the Afghan attorney general's office.
22 decrying the expulsion of Rosenberg as a violation of the principles of press freedom.
The Chairman of Kashmir Council EU, Ali Raza Syed said that the expulsion of the Kashmiri students from the hostel was an inhuman and shameful act.
Pursuant to Mr Modi's unanimous expulsion, BCCI vide its letter dated 3rd October 2013, informed all member associations of the same and brought to their notice Regulation 32(v) to enable member associations to take necessary action to ensure that Mr Modi is not part of any member association.
The book revealed that the expulsion took place during a six-day secret military operation in Sinai, where an entire armored division had to cross a large water body that was an obstacle.
It has now emerged that out of the group who took part in the occupation, six are facing potential expulsion.