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 for drive out
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  drive out
      v 1: force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric
           meanings; "Drive away potential burglars"; "drive away bad
           thoughts"; "dispel doubts"; "The supermarket had to turn
           back many disappointed customers" [syn: chase away,
           drive out, turn back, drive away, dispel, drive
           off, run off]
      2: force or drive out; "The police routed them out of bed at 2
         A.M." [syn: rout out, drive out, force out, rouse]
      3: clear out the chest and lungs; "This drug expectorates
         quickly" [syn: expectorate, clear out, drive out]

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