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

  Disgorge \Dis*gorge"\, v. i.
     To vomit forth what anything contains; to discharge; to make
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           See where it flows, disgorging at seven mouths
           Into the sea.                            --Milton.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Disgorge \Dis*gorge"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disgorged; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Disgorging.] [F. d['e]gorger, earlier desgorger;
     pref. d['e]-, des- (L. dis-) + gorge. See Gorge.]
     1. To eject or discharge by the throat and mouth; to vomit;
        to pour forth or throw out with violence, as if from the
        mouth; to discharge violently or in great quantities from
        a confined place.
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              This mountain when it rageth, . . . casteth forth
              huge stones, disgorgeth brimstone.    --Hakluyt.
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              They loudly laughed
              To see his heaving breast disgorge the briny
              draught.                              --Dryden.
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     2. To give up unwillingly as what one has wrongfully seized
        and appropriated; to make restitution of; to surrender;
        as, he was compelled to disgorge his ill-gotten gains.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      v 1: cause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run out or
           over; "spill the beans all over the table" [syn: spill,
           shed, disgorge]
      2: eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After
         drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged
         continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him
         last night" [syn: vomit, vomit up, purge, cast,
         sick, cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch,
         puke, barf, spew, spue, chuck, upchuck, honk,
         regurgitate, throw up] [ant: keep down]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  84 Moby Thesaurus words for "disgorge":
     abandon, abjure, barf, be seasick, be sick, belch, blow open,
     blow out, break out, bring up, burst forth, burst out, cast,
     cast forth, cede, chuck up, debouch, decant, discharge, disembogue,
     dispense with, dispose of, do without, drop, dump, egest,
     ejaculate, eject, eruct, erupt, exhaust, expel, extravasate,
     feed the fish, forgo, forswear, gag, get along without, get rid of,
     give away, give up, have done with, heave, heave the gorge,
     hurl forth, irrupt, jet, keck, kiss good-bye, make a sacrifice,
     outpour, part with, pour, pour forth, pour out, puke, quitclaim,
     recant, regurgitate, reject, relinquish, render up, renounce,
     resign, retch, retract, sacrifice, send forth, send out, sick up,
     spare, spew, spout, spurt, squirt, surrender, swear off, throw out,
     throw up, upchuck, vacate, vomit, waive, yield

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