egress

[ noun ee-gres; verb ih-gres ]SEE DEFINITION OF egress
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It had been broken off, and this means of egress was unavailable.

The waters of the great deep have ingress and egress to the soul.

There were for a few days much hurry and bustle, both of egress and of ingress.

The serpent, not finding an egress in the cavern, might return the same way it had gone.

But it soon became certain that there was no egress from this gullet.

Egress from the city was possible only through the valley of Gihon and the valley of Jehoshaphat.

Neither are there any not equally subject to the ingress and egress of mortality.

And lastly, his egress out of the world, is nobody knows where.

He looks about him, and discovers that is the door of egress, not of ingress.

My hand, bully; thou shalt have egress and regress;—said I well?

WORD ORIGIN

1530s, from Latin egressus "a going out," noun use of past participle of egredi "go out," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + -gredi, comb. form of gradi "step, go" (see grade). Perhaps a back-formation from egression (early 15c.).

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