deject[dē jekt′, di-]
Origin: Middle English dejecten ; from Classical Latin dejectus, past participle of dejicere ; from de-, down plush jacere, to throw: see jet
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transitive verb de·ject·ed, de·ject·ing, de·jects
Origin: Middle English dejecten, from Latin dēicere, dēiect-, to cast down : dē-, de- + iacere, to throw; see yē- in Indo-European roots.