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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DISLODGED

It was the chance remark of an old acquaintance which dislodged me from this position.

Madden had dislodged two or three, when Mulcher cried out for help.

But Pamphilus kept a firm hold on the offensive fortress, and was not to be dislodged.

If this troupe of terpsichorean marauders was to be dislodged she must have assistance.

The mangled carcass plunged into the water, dislodged by their efforts.

A stone, dislodged by his tread, trickled and fell over the cliff into night.

Nevertheless, I crawled into the bushes and dislodged the hen.

With a gesture of impatience he dislodged her hands from his shoulders.

I don't believe I could be dislodged from here, now, if you tried.

Any larvæ which are not dislodged in this way should be destroyed.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1400, from Old French deslogier "to leave or cause to leave a lodging place; expel, drive away," from des- "do the opposite of" (see dis-) + logier (see lodge (v.)). Related: Dislodged; dislodging.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DISLODGED

replaced

adjectivehaving another in one's place
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.