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spew out

1. To gush out suddenly and with great force or volume. Sewage started spewing out after we struck the pipe with our shovels. I turned around just as vomited spewed out of his mouth.
2. To cause something to gush or discharge out suddenly and with great force or volume. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "spew" and "out." The hose spewed out a vile green muck when I turned on the tap. I got so drunk that I ended up spewing my dinner out onto the bar.
3. To say something in a very aggressive, forceful, or vitriolic manner. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "spew" and "out." The group of protestors continued to spew obscenities out at us as we made our way to the car. By the end of the debate, my opponent was reduced to spewing out absurd, unprovable accusations.
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spew something out

to have something gush forth. The faucet spewed a little yellowish water out and stopped altogether. The faucet spewed out some yellowish water.
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Add thereto contentious suits, which ought to be spewed out, as the surfeit of courts.
From his very first steps among men, he had felt himself, later on he had seen himself, spewed out, blasted, rejected.
Kasbani, who goes by a single name, said the volcanic material that spewed out late Tuesday was the volcano's longest lava flow since it began erupting again in August.
And it kept on going for 15 minutes and spewed out a giant roll of tickets on to the pavement.
However, the eruptions within the second phase occurring on April 12 were much more violent and spewed out a much different type of lava.
Talking to journalists, DCO Ziarat Siddiqui Mandokhel said that that he had personally surveyed the site of occurrence, and said that remittance of chemical gases had begun last night, after which it spewed out a molten lava, the size of a meter.
What a delight to read such a well-thought-out statement after reading all the vitriolic rhetoric spewed out at the Religious Right's "Values Voter Summit."
VOLCANIC DIMENSIONS Although the roughness of the glassy particles spewed out by volcanic activity doesn't keep the same fractal dimension across all scales, measuring that parameter of the ash bits nevertheless may help scientists analyze the pattern of a volcano's past eruptions.
About 300 barrels of oil and 90,000 cubic meters of gas are being spewed out every day, the report said.
TV chef Dave spewed out a string of one-liners about back passages and getting your hands on a nice piece of meat, while his female co-host giggled nervously.
It did not matter that the hydrant, once forcibly opened by neighborhood toughs to wash their clothes or take a shower, spewed out water by the tens of gallons by the minute, from here to eternity.
Authorities warned that ash fall may also affect Legazpi City and Daraga town in Albay province after Mount Mayon spewed out another cauliflower-type ash column Tuesday morning.
For example, a large lava flow deposited on the rugged uplands of Venus' Ovda region (bottom photo) may represent a volcanic eruption so powerful that on Earth it would have issued a gas cloud rivaling the one spewed out during the recent eruption of Mt.
Bulusan in Sorsogon spewed out dirty white ash plume Thursday morning in another low energy steam-driven eruption, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.