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'ostracize'

Definition of 'ostracize'
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verb
Expel from a community or group [syn: banish, ban, ostracize, ostracise, shun, cast out, blackball]
verb
Avoid speaking to or dealing with; "Ever since I spoke up, my colleagues ostracize me" [syn: ostracize, ostracise]
Synonyms of 'ostracize'
avoid, ban, banish, bar, bar out, blackball, blacklist, blockade, boycott, cast out, categorically reject, cold-shoulder, count out, cut, cut off, debar, deport, disallow, disapprove, disapprove of, disfavor, disfellowship, displace, dissent from, embargo, exclude, excommunicate, exile, expatriate, expel, extradite, freeze out, frown at, frown down, frown upon, fugitate, grimace at, ignore, isolate, keep out, leave out, lock out, look askance at, look black upon, not approve, not go for, not hear of, not hold with, object, object to, omit, oppose, oust, outlaw, pass over, preclude, prohibit, proscribe, protest, reject, relegate, repudiate, rusticate, say no to, segregate, send away, send down, send to Coventry, shun, shut out, snob, snub, spurn, taboo, take exception to, think ill of, think little of, throw out, thrust out, thumb down, transport, view with disfavor
Words containing 'ostracize'
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