Definition of Ostracizes

1. Verb. (third-person singular of ostracize) ¹



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Definition of Ostracizes

1. ostracize [v] - See also: ostracize

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ostracizes

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ostracionts
ostracise
ostracised
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ostracizes (current term)
ostracizing
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Literary usage of Ostracizes

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1. Isis Unveiled: A Master-key to the Mysteries of Ancient and Modern Science by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (1877)
"Society, by an instinct of self-preservation, pitilessly judges the victim, and ostracizes her. She may be driven to infanticide, or self-murder, ..."

2. The North American Review by Making of America Project, Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge (1874)
"peculiar uses of words, or peculiar collocations of words, but words themselves, that he ostracizes. " Exacerbated by the antagonist's vituperation " is, ..."

3. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1889)
"Its administration ostracizes ability, favours demagogues, fosters individualism ; its example discourages respect for institutions, promotes violence, ..."

4. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings [of The] Annual Meeting by Conference of Charities and Correction (U.S.), National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, National Conference of Social Work (U.S.) (1898)
"... by the county forever ostracizes a family from their midst, for the burial by the county means that the last stand for respectability has been given up ..."

5. The Arena by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1904)
"Then it is that Allan denounces his own people and in so doing ostracizes himself from family and state. Later he sets out for the North and makes Boston ..."

6. Report of the Proceedings by Church congress (1896)
"Average society now punishes murder, adultery, theft, and slander as crimes; and hangs, ostracizes, imprisons, or fines those who do not come up to this ..."

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