Origin of ostracize
OTHER WORDS FROM ostracizeos·tra·ciz·a·ble, adjectiveos·tra·ci·za·tion, nounos·tra·ciz·er, noun
How to use ostracize in a sentence
He handled his political opposers with great severity which accounts for the mighty effort made to ostracise him from the Bench.Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution|L. Carroll Judson
(following him slightly C.) Why yield to her when we might ostracise her?Niobe, All Smiles|Harry Paulton and Edward A. (Edward Antonio) Paulton
Hence he did not ostracise me; but smiling, said, "Train very late to-day, sir."
In their turn they ostracise him after their fashion; so he becomes a silent, solitary youth, self-reliant, and old for his years.The Gamekeeper at Home|Richard Jefferies
It was manifestly the intention of her family to ostracise her altogether.The Way We Live Now|Anthony Trollope