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How to use jettison in a sentence

"We'll jettison what freight proves an embarrassment," this astute individual advised.
CAPTAIN SCRAGGSPETER B. KYNE
No occasion to jettison any of our cargo yet, however useless it may be.
THE LIFE OF A CELEBRATED BUCCANEERRICHARD CLYNTON
He unclamped his safety harness and stumbled to the jettison bin, holding a hand over his mouth.
SPILLTHROUGHDANIEL F. GALOUYE
And if the swell got too strong for her we had to jettison the top tiers of cotton balespitch em overboard, you see.
CAROLYN OF THE CORNERSRUTH BELMORE ENDICOTT
You could drink a fifth, jettison the bottle through the trash lock, and sober up before you were needed again.
DEATH OF A SPACEMANWALTER M. MILLER
Mitchington, thoroughly taken aback by this candid statement, was at a loss for words, and again he glanced at Jettison.
THE PARADISE MYSTERYJ. S. FLETCHER
Mitchington, who felt a curious uneasiness, gave Jettison another glance.
THE PARADISE MYSTERYJ. S. FLETCHER
And while Jettison merely nodded comprehendingly, Mitchington put his thoughts into words.
THE PARADISE MYSTERYJ. S. FLETCHER
The two men went away through the midnight streets, and kept silence until they were near the door of Jettison's hotel.
THE PARADISE MYSTERYJ. S. FLETCHER
"I said last night that the young man was playing a deep game," replied Jettison.
THE PARADISE MYSTERYJ. S. FLETCHER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO JETTISON

  • auctioning
  • bartering
  • chucking
  • clearance
  • conveyance
  • demolishing
  • demolition
  • destroying
  • destruction
  • discarding
  • dispensation
  • disposition
  • dumping
  • ejection
  • jettison
  • junking
  • relegation
  • relinquishment
  • removal
  • riddance
  • sacrifice
  • sale
  • scrapping
  • selling
  • trading
  • transfer
  • transference
  • vending
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