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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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This was because the number two man at the State Department, the nearly invisible deputy secretary of state (and Washington neophyte) Clifton Wharton, was defenestrated in November by an administration that apparently believed he had not been sufficiently activist.
He then defenestrated the previous chief speechwriter, Tony Snow.
So whoever advised Sir Ian to butt in on a perfectly acceptable and affordable plan deserves to be publicly defenestrated from the Town House clock tower.
Regulator Ofcom will be defenestrated for daring to advocate curbing Murdoch's sky high sports prices.
Parliamentary peers chuckle the Tories' old new dog is as enthusiastic as defenestrated Alan "rations"
It was the fiefdom of the defenestrated senator Norm Coleman, whom I rummled-up at the Senate hearing in 2005.
Over on ITV, the preposterous popinjay that is Robert Kilroy-Silk has been demonstrating the skills that got him deselected as a Labour MP, sacked as a TV presenter, and defenestrated as a UKIP member of the European parliament.