ostracise

ostracise [ OS-truh’-sahyz ]
 verb ]
 MEANING :
 1. to banish or remove from a group
2. followed in ancient greece, when a citizen considered dangerous to a state was sent into exile by popular vote
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 After his arrest, he was ostracised by his friends.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 His most striking contribution to the debate so far has been to show that black students who study hard are accused of “acting white” and are ostracised by their peers.

Comments

Loading...

Popular posts from this blog

How to Subscribe to Google English Vocabulary SMS Channel

Exotic

Gall

Nadir

Tryst