There's really no way to put this delicately. Disgorge is just a fancy word for "throw up." Usually, this somewhat icky word is applied to birds or animals rather than people.

Gorge is an old-fashioned word for the throat, so to disgorge is to eject something through the throat. (Yuck.) In addition to its literal meaning, disgorge also has the broader metaphorical meaning of "to empty out." So a bus might disgorge its passengers and a spy might disgorge her secrets — for the right price.

Definitions of disgorge
  1. verb
    eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
    synonyms: barf, be sick, chuck, regurgitate, throw up, vomit, vomit up
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    keep down
    manage not to throw up
    type of:
    egest, eliminate, excrete, pass
    eliminate from the body
  2. verb
    cause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run out or over
    synonyms: shed, spill
    slop, spill, splatter
    cause or allow (a liquid substance) to run or flow from a container
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    go to seed; shed seeds
    seed again or anew
    type of:
    displace, move
    cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
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