Usage examples for spew

  1. In the years that are to be I shall soar like an evil bird over the warring camps of men, And spew destroying poison. – Pan and Aeolus: Poems by Charles Hamilton Musgrove
  2. We'll find ways of bringing them together and the more swinish you can make people become, yes, the more you can make them spew and shriek, the holier will become the cause of this spewing and shrieking. – Gargoyles by Ben Hecht
  3. After spending an hour in glancing over Sardini's works, I begged her to spew me her own. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  4. He was the first one to spew out against this school, against its principal Doctors, against the churches of these regions, against the princes themselves, the poison which he had brewed and imbibed some time ago, and, having gnawed and consumed with the bite of a serpent the womb of his mother, to destroy the harmony of these churches, at first by spreading his dreams, fables, and gossip but now also by calumnies and manifest lies." – Historical Introductions to the Symbolical Books of the Evangelical Lutheran Church by Friedrich Bente
  5. The other day when he came home, I could do nothing but spew and spew. – Redemption and Two Other Plays by Leo Tolstoy
  6. Lane, thou hast no applause for thy capers, Though all, without thee, would make a man spew; And a month hence will not pay for the tapers, Spite of Jack Laureat, and Monsieur Grabu. – The Works Of John Dryden, Vol. 7 (of 18) The Duke of Guise; Albion and Albanius; Don Sebastian by John Dryden
  7. Although care and time were taken in the selection of a proper spot, when the herd began to cross, the leading cattle, breaking through the crust, sank to their hips in the boggy spew below, and in a short time between 30 and 40 were stuck fast, the remainder ploughing through with great difficulty. – The Overland Expedition of The Messrs. Jardine by Frank Jardine and Alexander Jardine
  8. It was like the apple in the Garden of Eden: bite into it and out would spew the knowledge of good and evil. – The Samurai Strategy by Thomas Hoover
  9. In the ruddy glow of the fighting rockets' tubes, he had seen that the cruiser's missile ports were yawning wide, ready to spew forth their deadly nuclear charges in an instant. – Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet by Harold Leland Goodwin
  10. No buses waddling up to the curb to spew out passengers. – Deadly City by Paul W. Fairman
  11. " I guess," he said, stopping to lean on his spade as he stared at the mountain, " the earth just got too full of granite and biled over, but was keerful to spew it upwards, so's to save as much ground as it could, while relieving its feelings." – Lahoma by John Breckinridge Ellis
  12. As I remember, he did not care much for fiction, and in that sort he had certain distinct loathings; there were certain authors whose names he seemed not so much to pronounce as to spew out of his mouth. – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  13. Because thou art neither cold nor hot, I will spew thee out of my mouth. – Around The Tea-Table by T. De Witt Talmage
  14. Then it would relax suddenly, and spew out the finger, and the quiet hospital air would be rent with shrieks of lost illusion. – Love Stories by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  15. She thrust the torch desperately down upon the fuse, saw the powder spew out a shower of sparks, and rolled and tumbled hotly from the place. – As It Was in the Beginning by Philip Verrill Mighels