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Verb: ostracize  'ós-tru,sIz
  1. Expel from a community or group
    - banish, ban, ostracise [Brit], shun, cast out, blackball
  2. Avoid speaking to or dealing with
    "Ever since I spoke up, my colleagues ostracize me";
    - ostracise [Brit]

Derived forms: ostracized, ostracizes, ostracizing

Type of: exclude, expel, keep out, kick out, shut, shut out, throw out

Encyclopedia: Ostracize