ostracize


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Synonyms for ostracize

Synonyms for ostracize

to exclude from normal social or professional activities

to force to leave a country or place by official decree

Synonyms for ostracize

expel from a community or group

avoid speaking to or dealing with

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Franks, who has frequent run-ins with the overwhelmingly Democratic Black Caucus, paints the group as being full of small-minded pols who would rather socially ostracize someone with different ideas than engage him in debate.
Martha's classmates ostracize her because her family belongs to a strict religious sect, until newcomer Scott accepts her for herself and then finds himself ostracized as well.
Take the opening stanza of the longish poem that starts Part IV, titled simply: "Laura, Fifth Grade": "Maybe it was her willingness / to let the boys pencil-poke her arms / or her calm compliance / as they twisted half-licked suckers / in her pale hair, that made us ostracize her.
Among other things, the firm sought to "diminish, demean, humiliate, embarrass, isolate and ostracize Ms.
The government called us `militants,' attempting to discredit us and ostracize us from the overall community.