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verb as in eject; throw overboard


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Jettison your lawyers as a source of prison-yard guidance, Abramoff said.

But they also bequeathed to us a founding racism that we have found it almost impossible to jettison.

The other companies to jettison Deen were more interested in their image than the bottom line.

Nor does he believe it will force the company to jettison full-time workers.

It will jettison the reactionary messages that alienated so many persuadable voters in 2012.

"We'll jettison what freight proves an embarrassment," this astute individual advised.

No occasion to jettison any of our cargo yet, however useless it may be.

He unclamped his safety harness and stumbled to the jettison bin, holding a hand over his mouth.

And if the swell got too strong for her we had to jettison the top tiers of cotton balespitch em overboard, you see.

You could drink a fifth, jettison the bottle through the trash lock, and sober up before you were needed again.

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On this page you'll find 56 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to jettison, such as: abandon, abdicate, discard, dump, junk, and scrap.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.