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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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The people not just in European democracies but also in the United States openly accuse their politicians of lying, deceiving and misleading the electorates and defenestrating public interests and the greater causes of the nation for petty political gains.
Through photos that resemble crime scene evidence, it documents the aftermath of defenestrating a typewriter from a moving Buick, a caper that synthesized two of the artist's enduring preoccupations--words and roads.
It's pretty close to impossible to imagine a Republican president taking a policy goal for which tens of thousands of rank-and-file conservatives had petitioned and lobbied over many years and defenestrating it from jump street.