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

  Deject \De*ject"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dejected; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Dejecting.] [L. dejectus, p. p. of dejicere to throw
     down; de- + jacere to throw. See Jet a shooting forth.]
     1. To cast down. [Obs. or Archaic]
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              Christ dejected himself even unto the hells.
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              Sometimes she dejects her eyes in a seeming
              civility; and many mistake in her a cunning for a
              modest look.                          --Fuller.
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     2. To cast down the spirits of; to dispirit; to discourage;
        to dishearten.
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              Nor think, to die dejects my lofty mind. --Pope.
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