ostracize

Definition: To exclude from public or private favor

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The Financier - By Theodore Dreiser, Harper & Brothers
...They would cure her and properly smoke out and ostracize Cowperwood ....
A Guide to the Best Fiction in English - By Ernest Albert Baker
...1909 The plain man is a " self-made " man of the people whom the Virginian aristocrats try to ostracize and deprive of an aristocratic wife : time, the years after the Civil War ....
The Return of Dr. Fu-Manchu - By Sax Rohmer
...That iron-bound code of conduct which rules the Anglo-Indian, in the first days of the voyage had threatened to ostracize Karamaneh and Aziz, by reason of the Eastern blood to which their brilliant but peculiar type of beauty bore witness ....
Sentimental Tommy - By James Matthew Barrie
...On the whole, then, the coming of the kid, who turned out to be called Elspeth, did not ostracize Tommy, but he wished that he had let the other girl in, for he never doubted that her admittance would have kept this one out ....
The Spoilers - By Rex Beach
...The women were envious, clacking scandal-mongers, all of them, who would ostracize her and make her life in the Northland a misery, make her an outcast with nothing to sustain her but her own solitary pride ....