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banish
used in The Scarlet Letter

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Definition
to expel or get rid of

in various senses including:
  • to force someone to leave a country as punishment
  • to push an idea from the mind
  • Every gesture, every word, and even the silence of those with whom she came in contact, implied, and often expressed, that she was banished, and as much alone as if she inhabited another sphere, or communicated with the common nature by other organs and senses than the rest of human kind.
    Chapter 5 -- Hester at her Needle (63% in)

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