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defenestrate

To remove Windows from a computer. It comes from "defenestration," which means to toss out of a window.
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Her permanent fixed smile as the "Milliwar" raged around her was that of a harassed mum bravely trying to disguise the fact that hubby is having it off with the au pair, junior is preparing to defenestrate the cat and Aunt Mabel has just pinched a tea caddy from the Co-op but, really, everything in the garden is rosy.
Nowyoumight bethinking that it's quite difficult tocasually slip defenestrate into everyday chit-chat, but I'vebeen havingago over the past fewdays and it's not sotough.
May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Are we so discombobulated by the plethora of daily kerfuffles that we're ready to defenestrate the whole mess?
It would, in my view, set an incredibly unfortunate precedent if MPs felt obliged to defenestrate him - but perhaps instead Mr Martin should now make clear he will be standing down ahead of the next election.