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Ostracize   Listen
verb
Ostracize  v. t.  (past & past part. ostracized; pres. part. ostracizing)  
1.
(Gr. Antiq.) To exile by ostracism; to banish by a popular vote, as at Athens.
2.
To banish from society, by a general consent; to exclude from social, political, or private favor; to exclude from conversation or friendship; to shun; as, he was ostracized by his former friends. A person may be ostracized by a formal vote or by a widespread but informal agreement.






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Words linked to "Ostracize" :   kick out, banish, boycott, expel, shut out, shun, exclude, ban, avoid, ostracise, cast out, keep out, throw out, blackball, ostracism



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