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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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The male body also banishes some of the extra testosterone by turning it into the female hormone estrogen, leading to the development of breasts in some users.
Thus empowered, Doom defeats the Fantastic Four, banishes the Richards' first-born son to Hell, and imprisons Reed Richards, the leader of the Fantastic Four, in a never-ending library stuffed full of tomes of magic.
Once Oufoula decides to come clean to his wife and children, Marguerite banishes him from her life.
No other democracy banishes ex-felons from voting for life," he writes.
These emotional and political ambiguities are reflected above all in the spatial complexities of Marshall's collagelike juxtapositions and layerings of deep space, the distinct shallow spaces of particular bodies and objects, and surfaces emblazoned with patterns, emblems, musical notation, and inscriptions, all held firmly, thanks to the artist's seemingly unerring sense of placement, within a surprisingly "Modernist" tautness that banishes all thought of eclecticism for its own sake.