defenestrate


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throw through or out of the window

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If she remains prime minister - if her famously regicidal party doesn't defenestrate her immediately - her majority will be neither strong nor stable, particularly because her party is riven by divisions over Brexit, too.
Mendelsohn accused ministers of a "clear attempt to defenestrate the Labour Party's finances".
Her permanent fixed smile as the "Milliwar" raged around her was that of a harassed mum bravely trying to disguise the fact that hubby is having it off with the au pair, junior is preparing to defenestrate the cat and Aunt Mabel has just pinched a tea caddy from the Co-op but, really, everything in the garden is rosy.
That is, defenestrate the federal government and reduce its scale and powers to a level well below what it was before the New Deal's centralization.
There is talk that the Labour Party may seize this moment to defenestrate its leftist leader, Jeremy Corbyn.
It would, in my view, set an incredibly unfortunate precedent if MPs felt obliged to defenestrate him - but perhaps instead Mr Martin should now make clear he will be standing down ahead of the next election.
Better to learnthe occasional amazing wordand try and slip that intoyour daily patter instead.My current favourite is 'Defenestrate', the definition ofwhich is, literally, 'tothrowout ofawindow'.
Nowyoumight bethinking that it's quite difficult tocasually slip defenestrate into everyday chit-chat, but I'vebeen havingago over the past fewdays and it's not sotough.
Montgomery now holds an endowed chair at Yale University, where so far no one has tried to defenestrate him.
In one scene, which I am especially proud of for its high moral fiber, Cloudy defenestrates a priapic Catholic priest and saves a flock of schoolboys.