Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Word of the day: egest

The word of the day is egest:
  1. to discharge, as from the body; void (opposed to ingest ).

"By the end of the movie, Refn has toyed with cannibalism, lesbian necrophilia, the egestion of an eyeball, and other minor sports, all of them filmed in lavish taste."

 - Anthony Lane, "Pet Peeves", 27 June 2016 The New Yorker (http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2016/06/27/wiener-dog-and-the-neon-demon-reviews)

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