GRE Word List

OSTRACIZE

banish from a group; exclude from public favor; ban; Ex. His friends ostracized him. N. ostracism

The meaning of the word ostracize is banish from a group; exclude from public favor; ban; Ex. His friends ostracized him. N. ostracism.

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