ostracize : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • v  expel from a community or group
  • v  avoid speaking to or dealing with
    Ever since I spoke up, my colleagues ostracize me

  • Nobody knows exactly how many people are forced into marriages because, as scholars like Talib note, most affected women are afraid to seek help and ostracize themselves from their .
  • He will also vigorously ostracize secret diplomacy.
  • There are too many to simply dismiss them as tyrants and ostracize them from the global community.
News & Articles

  • Out in the Tropics has evolved along with gay rights
    Once a bigoted epithet, “queer” was reclaimed by the gay-rights movement as a proudly defiant self-description. But theater artist Taylor Mac, who will perform in the annual Out in the Tropics festival this week, prefers another definition: “Someone who was ostracized by society at an early age to such a degree they could never ostracize anyone else.”
    June 11, 2013 - Miami Herald

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