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the act of throwing someone or something out of a window

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Defenestrations they were called and they were all the rage.
This will fill the weather police with much joy and be used to justify a series of show trials and defenestrations.
As far as I know there are few defenestrations today in Prague but it remains a city where history meets you around every corner.
Murder was always a royal sport in medieval times but the Czechs seem to have done it very dramatically with defenestrations.
Fabulators such as Janet Cooke, the Washington Post reporter who won a Pulitzer Prize by inventing an eight-year-old heroin addict, or Jayson Blair, whose imaginary datelines and fictive interviews turned the New York Times upside down, are purged from the profession; the ritual defenestrations of minor plagiarists in Boston or Des Moines are well publicized.