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 for egress
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Egress \E"gress\, n. [L. egressus, fr. egredi to go out; e out +
     gradi to go. See Grade.]
     1. The act of going out or leaving, or the power to leave;
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              Embarred from all egress and regress. --Holland.
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              Gates of burning adamant,
              Barred over us, prohibit all egress.  --Milton.
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     2. (Astron.) The passing off from the sun's disk of an
        inferior planet, in a transit.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Egress \E*gress"\, v. i.
     To go out; to depart; to leave.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: (astronomy) the reappearance of a celestial body after an
           eclipse [syn: egress, emersion] [ant: immersion,
      2: the becoming visible; "not a day's difference between the
         emergence of the andrenas and the opening of the willow
         catkins" [syn: emergence, egress, issue]
      3: the act of coming (or going) out; becoming apparent [syn:
         egress, egression, emergence]
      v 1: come out of; "Water issued from the hole in the wall"; "The
           words seemed to come out by themselves" [syn: issue,
           emerge, come out, come forth, go forth, egress]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  96 Moby Thesaurus words for "egress":
     abandonment, adit, avenue, blowhole, bow out, channel, chute,
     cleaning out, clearance, clearing, conduit, course, debouch,
     decampment, defecation, depart, departure, depletion,
     discharging cargo, ditch, door, drainage, draining, duct,
     egression, elimination, emergence, emerging, emptying, emunctory,
     entrance, escape, estuary, evacuation, excretion, exhaust,
     exhausting, exhaustion, exit, exodus, flight, floodgate, flume,
     get out, getaway, go out, going, hegira, ingress, leaving,
     loophole, make an exit, march out, off-loading, opening, out,
     outcome, outfall, outgate, outgo, outlet, parting, pass out,
     passage, passageway, passing, pore, port, removal, retirement,
     retreat, run out, sally port, sluice, spiracle, spout, tap, trench,
     trough, troughing, troughway, tunnel, unloading, vent, ventage,
     venthole, venting, voidance, voiding, vomitory, walk out, walkout,
     way, way out, weir, withdrawal

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