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ejaculation

Syllabification: e·jac·u·la·tion
Pronunciation: /əˌjakyəˈlāSH(ə)n
 
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Definition of ejaculation in English:

noun

1The action of ejecting semen from the body.
Synonyms
emission, ejection, discharge, release, expulsion
emission of semen, climax, orgasm
call, shout, yell
2 dated Something said quickly and suddenly.
Example sentences
  • The pious ejaculations they contain, their allusions to the manners of the times, fix them to the fifteenth century.
  • What people mostly remember are the cartoon ejaculations that appeared on screen, "Pow!"
  • While certainly a lament, the ejaculation was also a rallying cry of sanity among the Irish voyagers.

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