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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of defenestrate.

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Examples

  • Around here, henceforth, it means I think they should be defenestrated and their banks nationalized.

    Matthew Yglesias » What Would The Roman Empire Do?

  • When the revolution comes, and the chambermaids and busboys and janitors rise up in righteous fury to judge the lawyers and the lobbyists and the CEOs, you will find yourself defenestrated, or at least disbarred, but your husband will see statues raised in his honor.

    What’s Your Problem?

  • He only has to give the word and Ben Bernanke will be defenestrated.9.10pm: Stuart Millar is in Manchester at the election party of Jon Huntsman, where supporters are in subdued mood following the former ambassador's projected third place.

    New Hampshire primary results - live coverage

  • "I've lost track of how many times I've been killed," said Mr. Fessenden, who has been shot, ice-picked, defenestrated, mauled by rat zombies and chainsawed, among other fates.

    New York's Monster of Independent Film

  • Iain Sinclair, one of Miéville's heroes, found in it a "genuine contribution to London's subterranean mythology"; his mother, reading this coming-of-age tale in which father figures are defenestrated or turn out to be giant rats, remarked "Search for the lost father much?"

    A life in writing: China Miéville

  • To them, this Wood would seem defenestrated and sparse indeed.

    2009 March 03 | NIGEL BEALE NOTA BENE BOOKS

  • America as a world ideal, as a “shining city on a hill,” is being defenestrated as we watch helplessly.

    Fiddling as Tehran burns. - Moe_Lane’s blog - RedState

  • It now seems highly likely that what is probably the worst government since the introduction of universal adult suffrage - nay, since the Great Reform Act of 1832 - will most surely and summarily be defenestrated by a sullen and angry populace to be replaced by .........

    To Nobody's Surprise

  • There is even an interview with General McChrystal in the days before he was defenestrated by Obama.

    The Great Game: Afghanistan

  • The idea that he will be defenestrated by his party is unlikely, given his survival record and the strength of his praetorian guard.

    Tony Blair: The Next Labour Prime Minister?

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