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to vent frustration v.
to get rid of one's frustration (for example by doing something violent or impulsive)

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      n  
1    a small opening for the passage or escape of fumes, liquids, etc.  
2    the shaft of a volcano or an aperture in the earth's crust through which lava and gases erupt  
3    the external opening of the urinary or genital systems of lower vertebrates  
4    a small aperture at the breech of old guns through which the charge was ignited  
5    an exit, escape, or passage  
6    give vent to   to release (an emotion, passion, idea, etc.) in an utterance or outburst  
      vb   mainly tr  
7    to release or give expression or utterance to (an emotion, idea, etc.)  
he vents his anger on his wife     
8    to provide a vent for or make vents in  
9    to let out (steam, liquid, etc.) through a vent  
     (C14: from Old French esventer to blow out, from ex-1 + venter, from Vulgar Latin ventare (unattested) to be windy, from Latin ventus wind)  
  venter      n  
  ventless      adj  
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