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Synonyms for banish

Synonyms for banish

to force to leave a country or place by official decree

to rid one's mind of

Synonyms for banish

expel from a community or group

ban from a place of residence, as for punishment

expel, as if by official decree

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Richard Gummidge fires into the branches to banish evil spirits during the wassail
A spokeswoman for streaming and rental service LOVEFiLM, which carried out the poll, said: "There's no better way to banish the January blues than by lifting the spirits with a feel-good movie.
In only its second year, Banish the Wee Horror has received celebrity backing from the Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Little Britain star Anthony along with Oscar-nominated actress Julie Walters; and TV medical experts Dr Chris Steele and Denise Robertson.
Should we insist on our own purity and banish all traces of Christmas (and Valentine's Day, as long as we're at it?
No government has the right to banish Christianity from the public sphere.
Then banish the buggers forever by washing all your brushes, combs, clothes and sheets in hot water.
A pill which its makers claim can banish cellulite ``orange peel skin'' was launched in Britain yesterday.
The show could be considered a miniretrospective, yet for all its variety, it was so concentrated as to banish any thought of approaching the work in terms of chronological development.
We felt a strong responsibility to select an Indirect Lending program that was reasonable and effective for our institution and for our members," said Joyce Banish, vice president of Marketing for MSU FCU.
The winner will certainly banish any recession worries as a EUR1million cheque is waiting for them in Lotto headquarters in Dublin.
cities, and found that 99 shops stocked mercury-filled capsules purported to banish evil spirits from the home.
30pm NEW SERIES Frank Skinner gives three celebrities a chance to banish their pet hates.
Indeed, the results effectively banish the already-crumbling notion that the vertebrate central nervous system is incapable of significant regrowth.
Adams warned that he is prepared to banish from his side any players he feels are not up to the task of keeping the Foxes in the Premiership.