verb (used with object), os·tra·cized, os·tra·ciz·ing.
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Origin of ostracize
OTHER WORDS FROM ostracizeos·tra·ciz·a·ble, adjectiveos·tra·ci·za·tion, nounos·tra·ciz·er, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for ostracize
No, let us everywhere put down treason and ostracize traitors.
Did not the very persons whom he was serving ostracize him, in order that they might not hear his voice for ten years?Gorgias|Plato
To hinder the unfolding truth, to ostracize whatever uplifts mankind, is of course out of the question.No and Yes|Mary Baker Eddy
They ostracize Aristides, simply because they are "tired of hearing him always called the Just."The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Galatians|G. G. Findlay
Later a meeting of the citizens of Mobile proposed to ostracize those who refused to accept Confederate notes.Civil War and Reconstruction in Alabama|Walter L. Fleming