What is the opposite of ingest?

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Opposite of to ingest or consume (usually food or drink)
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Opposite of to consume food, especially hungrily or in a gluttonous manner
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Opposite of to drink or consume a liquid
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Opposite of to consume food hungrily or in a gluttonous manner
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Opposite of to eat or consume as food
“I avoid food for hours each day as part of my intermittent fast.”
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(somewhat rare) Opposite of to consume or eat, especially quickly or greedily
“I would fast for a few hours before my next meal as part of my new diet.”
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Opposite of to process or break down, especially food in the alimentary canal
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(of food) Opposite of to consume or get through the final amount or portion of
“Instead of eating dinner, he would nurse his drink until it killed his appetite.”
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Opposite of to have a clear idea or understanding of
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Opposite of to physically assimilate or take, especially a liquid
“The leaves are larger and more elliptical than hemp dogbane and all plant parts exude a milky substance when broken.”
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