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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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l) came most fully into its own after his critical defenestration. He was loyally defended by lifelong friends Frank Auerbach and Hockney, but since, as these Confessions make clear, he recognised little separation between his life and his work, he could hardly cry foul at being judged as an ego as well as an artist.
Even as the defense of Bill Clinton 20 years ago entailed a defense of the sexual revolution, the post-Weinstein defenestration of Clinton has led to a reconsideration of it.
(21) It was this demotion from king to fool by means of defenestration that Bakhtin thought so carnivalesque in this passage.
Trump, ever keen to be a disrupter, argued that the methods of the past need to be jettisoned to achieve a lasting peace deal, though it's hard to see how this particular defenestration will help.
The magazine was an outpost of confusion in those days, and Cond` Nast was a castle of paranoia, its towers filled with schemers hoping to avoid defenestration. It took a while for Brown to master the politics of this byzantine kingdom, and it took a while for he to arrive at the formula that would ultimately be responsible for the magazine's success: A mix of celebrity chronicles, foreign reportage, true-crime stories, profiles of power brokers and extravagant photo spreads " all sitting side by side in the back of the same limo.
The Reformation elevated religious conflict, most famously in the anti-Catholic Defenestration of Prague in 1618, which sparked the Thirty Years War.
where they showed that presence of interstitial collagen fibers resulted in the defenestration of LSECs [79].
In these pages, Ziirn explains that laziness is all that has kept her from defenestration, and indeed the book alludes to her many traumas.
Art and and theatre everything was passionate Daughter "When I got back, I googled defenestration and found out it was the act of falling out of a window.
"When I got back, I googled 'defenestration' and found out it was the act of falling out of a window.
Schizophrenics resort to violent and sometimes atypical means of suicide (defenestration, fire weapons, drowning).
* Traumatic methods: weapons (knives, blades, etc.), firearms (pistol, rifle, explosives), precipitation (defenestration, plunging), vehicular impact (train, car), burning, caustic (caustic soda, acids, etc.);