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  • Enrique is banished to a tiny stone building seven feet behind the house but a world away.   (source)
    banished = sent away (gotten rid of)
  • If I had to, I supposed I could purposefully put myself in danger to keep him close… I banished that thought before his quick eyes read it on my face.   (source)
    banished = eliminated (got rid of)
  • By the power vested in me as the only adult in the house, I suspended the Married Couple Domesticity Act and proclaimed the once banished Bachelor Rules to be the law of the land.   (source)
    banished = expelled or gotten rid of
  • The coaches who had come to Briarcrest to woo Michael Oher also had trouble banishing him from their thoughts.   (source)
    banishing = eliminating (getting rid of)
  • Then, we are banished with a wave of his hand.   (source)
    banished = expelled or gotten rid of
  • When that control was violated—or perceived to have been violated—Luma's reflex, it seemed, was to banish the violator.   (source)
    banish = expel or get rid of
  • Chen's death cast a pall over the mountain as rumors of the accident spread from tent to tent, but thirty-three climbers would be departing for the summit in a few short hours, and the gloom was quickly banished by nervous anticipation of what lay ahead.   (source)
    banished = eliminated (gotten rid of)
  • She knew that if she went with Pedro Tercero she would be banished from her social circle and from the position she had always had, and she also realized that she would never be accepted by Pedro Tercero's friends or be able to adjust to the modest life of a working-class quarter.   (source)
    banished = expelled (kicked out)
  • I was banished from the living room when they came, but listened all the same, sitting on the steps in the darkened foyer.   (source)
    banished = expelled (kicked out or not permitted in)
  • El-ahrairah knew that Prince Rainbow meant that if he caught him stealing the carrots he would either kill him or else banish him and put some other rabbit over his people: and the thought that the other rabbit would probably be Hufsa made him grind his teeth.   (source)
    banish = expel or get rid of
  • He wants you banished from Pakistan.   (source)
    banished = expelled or gotten rid of
  • If he were any other vampire, he would be banished from Elysia and shunned.   (source)
    banished = expelled (kicked out)
  • But talk banished the somberness.   (source)
    banished = expelled or gotten rid of
  • We expected to banish paper, but we actually banished thought.†   (source)
  • Books that were not of God were banished; they were a danger, powerful and irresistible in their cunning.†   (source)
  • I banished the thought as best I could.†   (source)
  • But Og's birthday party was a special event, and so the usual clientele would be banished for the evening.†   (source)
  • I was more upset about the bike than I was about Erma banishing us.†   (source)
  • "But—" Miss Crocker raised her hand, indicating that she did not want to hear another word, and banished me to the very last row in front of the window.†   (source)
  • You were banished long ago!†   (source)
  • By day the banished sun circles the earth like a grieving mother with a lamp.†   (source)
  • And he had never banished me from anything before.†   (source)
  • Women, once celebrated as an essential half of spiritual enlightenment, had been banished from the temples of the world.†   (source)
  • I don't know which is worse, banishing me to the Ludington farm or marrying me off to an Ogilvie.†   (source)
  • And then Anna's mother was flinging open the front door and pointing, as if banishing her to the desert.†   (source)
  • Weird people still get banished.†   (source)
  • I'm banished if I try to leave.†   (source)
  • —but he also banishes his mother and father from the house of prayer and song itself.†   (source)
  • Magic was dead, the Fae were banished or executed, and she would never again have anything to do with the rise and fall of kingdoms.†   (source)
  • Peter got out of bed and sat down at his desk, pulling his eighth-grade yearbook from the drawer where he'd banished it months ago.†   (source)
  • He did not exist, he was banished, and this was also the punishment.†   (source)
  • She will banish us both to Kunming.†   (source)
  • I press on, and the movement forces blood through banished arteries.†   (source)
  • Finally, Mother told me that I was no longer privileged enough to sleep upstairs, so I was banished downstairs to the garage.†   (source)
  • Those memories were banished by Mama Elena's entry into the kitchen.†   (source)
  • But Nat is banished from Wethersfield.†   (source)
  • Clearly, it was the Sargasso Sea of the apartment, where objects banished from the carefully decorated public rooms washed up: mismatched end tables; Asian bric-a-brac; a knockout collection of silver table bells.†   (source)
  • Together we could banish our loneliness, yours and mine!†   (source)
  • And so, having bagged the contract for the Synthetic Cooking Vinegar labels, he deftly banished Chacko from the fighting ranks of the Overthrowers to the treacherous ranks of the To Be Overthrown.†   (source)
  • Even if she did manage to escape, she would be banished to some freezing tunnel under the Arctic Circle.†   (source)
  • In banishing Nobu from my life forever, it wasn't just that I lost his friendship; I also ended up banishing myself from Gion.†   (source)
  • The Wrong Ending Persons attempting to find a motive in this narrative will be prosecuted; persons attempting to find a moral in it will be banished; persons attempting to find a plot in it will be shot.†   (source)
  • This usually involved swords, Colton's favorite weapon for banishing evil.†   (source)
  • Glamour be banished!†   (source)
  • If my punishment for past excesses brought about by my zeal is to be banishment to the seventh circle of desolation, then Hyperion was well chosen.†   (source)
  • You know why the humani triumphed and the Elder Race was ultimately banished?†   (source)
  • Still, the sting of being roundly defeated and banished from Wonderland by her younger sister had been an embarrassment impossible to live down.†   (source)
  • Saeed stood watch outside, while she went in and stripped, and observed her own body, leaner than she had ever seen it, and streaked with a grime mostly of her own biological creation, dried sweat and dead skin, and with hair in places from which she had always banished hair, and she thought her body looked like the body of an animal, a savage.†   (source)
  • Lena had vanished, or banished me.†   (source)
  • And in the moments afterward, as we lay there together, I'd hold him so close, as if just by tangling myself with him I could keep that Rogerson with me, banishing the other forever.†   (source)
  • Anatole banished the honey-colored ache of malaria and guilt from my blood.†   (source)
  • The Indoc boys, not yet qualified even to join the hallowed ranks of the BUD/S students, were banished to the beach out behind the compound.†   (source)
  • Mudgett's parents were devout Methodists whose response to even routine misbehavior relied heavily on the rod and prayer, followed by banishment to the attic and a day with neither speech nor food.†   (source)
  • African-Americans, particularly in jazz, were speaking up after years of getting shafted on record deals and banishment from the hotels where white colleagues stayed.†   (source)
  • I closed my eyes for a moment and tried to banish all thoughts.†   (source)
  • We were banished here, the three of us—the four of us, I should say; Alec was a squalling baby when we left the Glass City.†   (source)
  • She felt reborn in her heart the rancor that she had felt in other days for Rebeca, and begging God not to impel her into the extreme state of wishing her dead, she banished her from the sewing room.†   (source)
  • She'd banished Miss Milhouse's thoughts from her mind, but she knew how her father and Miss Milhouse and all of society would view this, Jane dying with the shirtwaist workers, in the embrace of a crone with a shawl and a rosary.†   (source)
  • The warning was fleeting, banished to the back corners of my mind, where it wouldn't interrupt how good it felt to touch him—how right.†   (source)
  • I note what the girls my age are wearing and the style of their hair and the subject of their conversations, and I work hard to banish my foreignness, to make friends, to fit in.†   (source)
  • Tossing and turning, he'd banish the photographs from his head only to be overcome by the weird hallucination he'd had.†   (source)
  • But the poison in him, deep in his mind, is the knowledge that an Atreides had a Harkonnen banished for cowardice after, the Battle of Corrin.†   (source)
  • Was anyone born or died or banished that I should know of?†   (source)
  • No. I banish the images from my mind.†   (source)
  • Inigo blinked again, banishing cobwebs.†   (source)
  • I didn't see his translator and wondered if Henri had banished him for the day.†   (source)
  • They had been friends for a long time, from the time of Henry's banishment.†   (source)
  • What had been an emptiness outside the tavern window, a bleak vacancy real enough and fearful, was banished by the sight of her family.†   (source)
  • Only he was banished because he was foolish enough to fight over a woman who was meant for another man.†   (source)
  • As punishment for this grave sin and for deserting their duties, God stripped the angels' wings and banished them to Earth forever.†   (source)
  • In 1658, Autshumao, known to European historians as Harry the Strandloper, was banished by Jan Van Riebeeck during a war between the Khoi Khoi and the Dutch.†   (source)
  • For example, verse 4:34 refers to wives and is usually translated roughly like this: "As for those from whom ye fear rebellion, admonish them and banish them to beds apart, and beat them.†   (source)
  • Using my affinity for the elements, I managed to banish the ghosts back to wherever it is they live (or unlive?)†   (source)
  • A few months of military rations weren't enough to banish the specter of malnutrition that haunted the Colony's poor outer ships, Walden and Arcadia.†   (source)
  • With Bost banished to the jury box while his cohorts were being processed, the hearing commenced and concluded with amazing speed.†   (source)
  • We'll banish them from the kingdom forever.†   (source)
  • If only I could banish all that offends her delicate sensibilities.†   (source)
  • She was anchored at a distance, where, like a banished leper, she could only gaze at the city.†   (source)
  • He banished them, consigned them to the fire, not to desecrate them but to sanctify us.†   (source)
  • Among the inmates, the lower floor is known as The Hole-the place to which difficult prisoners, the "hard rock" troublemakers, are now and then banished.†   (source)
  • And then I'm off to sleep, banishing it from my mind.†   (source)
  • In the way of those thirsty for power above all else, he intimidated, terrorized, punished, banished, and used as his visible weapon, the wrath of his chosen god.†   (source)
  • I was to be banished.†   (source)
  • What was screaming in fact was the naive idealism of her love trying to banish all contradictions, banish the duality of body and soul, banish perhaps even time.†   (source)
  • I thought that was about banishing lust.†   (source)
  • "But the ghost girl is already banished," Mau pointed out.†   (source)
  • It was not for mortals to brave Olympus or stare too deeply into the abyss.... As night fell, Max tried to banish these thoughts.†   (source)
  • Some mothers would have given up, banished him.†   (source)
  • But his answer to the soldier was probably the right one, and probably contained the main reason that he wasn't banished or worse during those years.†   (source)
  • From Frodo's mind the bright morning — treacherously bright, he thought — had not banished the fear of pursuit; and he pondered the words of Gildor.†   (source)
  • Apparently August stormed into the menagerie and banished everyone.†   (source)
  • When he turned around Jean Louise saw amusement banish the indignation in his eyes, then meld into an expression she could not read.†   (source)
  • In 1992, he spoke out against the Saudi government and was banished to Sudan.†   (source)
  • You shall polish and refine my sentiments of life and manners, banish all the unsocial and ill natured particles in my composition, and form me to that happy temper that can reconcile a quick discernment with a perfect candor.†   (source)
  • Only four days had passed since his banishment from the farm.†   (source)
  • Companies that polluted would be shut down and banished.†   (source)
  • With the help of a British doctor, an alcoholic banished to Port Noir, our man started to piece his life-his identity-back together from fragments both mental and physical.†   (source)
  • If he refuses to change his doctrine and loses, he will be banished as the law requires.†   (source)
  • The public utterance of a banished word, which represented a buried, neglected, dishonored part of the body was a door opening, an energy exploding, a story unraveling.†   (source)
  • Passion, I banish, and in its place — practicality!†   (source)
  • All extraneous thought is banished.†   (source)
  • There was no reason for people to be as unhappy as that, she thought, no reason whatever ....and then she remembered that reason was the one power they had banished from their existence.†   (source)
  • Al Dimeneira banished Errtu back to the Abyss with a single word.†   (source)
  • Alessandro's reflections were immediately banished by the metallic sound of a door latch that had been lifted by someone who did not feel obliged to sneak around in alpaca socks.†   (source)
  • She can banish cancer from a disease-riddled man.†   (source)
  • If the worst comes to the worst, and you can't save Petra, it would be kinder to kill her than let her go to sterilization and banishment to the Fringes — a lot more merciful for a child.†   (source)
  • The oligarchy confiscated the estates of Athenian aristocrats, banished 5,000 women, children, and slaves, and summarily executed about 1,500 of Athen's most prominent democrats.†   (source)
  • I have not yet been banished from this earth.†   (source)
  • We should have walked with the bright shimmer of murderous, unrepentant angels and accepted the banishment from the Corps together.†   (source)
  • He became a solitary, belonging to that tragic class of active men prematurely deprived of activity; swimmers barred from the water or actors banished from the stage.†   (source)
  • It was a nice touch by Cora to have banished the sun from The Shade.†   (source)
  • When matters of state or terror were discussed, she was banished from the room.†   (source)
  • banished from Milan, organized his first couriers in the Bergamo region around 1290.†   (source)
  • Having first knelt down and peered under the doors of all the cubicles to make absolutely certain we were alone and could not be overheard, he explained in an agonized whisper that I must never, on pain of banishment, address the Deputy as anything but "Chief," or, barring that, by his Boer War title of "Colonel."†   (source)
  • After a day or two, however, she was able to banish the picture from her mind.†   (source)
  • The officers would lose their stipend; there would be no government jobs for any of them; they would be banished from the town and sent back to the bush, to do constructive work there.†   (source)
  • The black thought momentarily doused the glow within me; then, angered and indignant, I thrust the intruder away, chasing it, banishing it ....tired of gloom, reaching desperately for perfection of delight, which can surely never be.†   (source)
  • If I had any doubts about Karellen before, that banished them —even though that order baa caused me more trouble than anything else he's ever done!†   (source)
  • Within a few more days the dollar, in Fort Repose, would be banished entirely as a medium of exchange, at least for the duration.†   (source)
  • What are you but a banished carrion god?†   (source)
  • If I close myself in ...if every one of us closes himself in ...and we can do it, of course, a simple manipulation of the switch called Will, what evils would be banished!†   (source)
  • But the congregation prayed mightily every Sunday that this blight on the community would be banished, and one afternoon during an electrical storm, it was.†   (source)
  • You'll be banished for life.†   (source)
  • Butneither adventure, adulation nor a happy second marriage ever banished the inner sadness and melancholy which seemed to some in 1856, now that political defeat approached, more evident than ever.†   (source)
  • Eminent, eminent people, one and all, members of the Society for the Prevention of Fantasy, advocators of the banishment of Halloween and Guy Fawkes, killers of bats, burners of books, bearers of torches; good clean citizens, every one, who had waited until the rough men had come up and buried the Martians and cleansed the cities and built the towns and repaired the highways and made everything safe.†   (source)
  • Romeo is banished.   (source)
    banished = forced to leave the community
  • The glaring insincerity of these sermons was not sufficient to compass the banishment of the fashion from the schools, and it is not sufficient to-day; it never will be sufficient while the world stands, perhaps.   (source)
    banishment = to expel or get rid of
  • We expected to banish paper, but we actually banished thought.†   (source)
    banish = expel or get rid of
  • "Long ago, the gods banished me to Persia," the manticore said.†   (source)
  • I never would have banished him from her society as long as she desired his.†   (source)
  • He had banished it to some obscure chapel across town.†   (source)
  • The image of the sick boy, Ben, being Banished back in the Glade swam into his brain.†   (source)
  • Please banish all thoughts of Mesmerism, and other such fraudulent procedures.†   (source)
  • I don't know what, exactly, but Zeus banished them to Tartarus.†   (source)
  • During our last adventure I'd read a scroll to banish Set, and it had worked much the same way.†   (source)
  • Tia Callida hadn't been arrested or even banished from their house.†   (source)
  • If you will not banish the usurping nag, so be it.†   (source)
  • Both children were banished to their rooms for the rest of the day.†   (source)
  • She was banished from Danu Talis because of her experiments on animals.†   (source)
  • You used all your life force to banish him.†   (source)
  • "If we all go," Emma reasoned, "the Bird won't be able to banish Jacob.†   (source)
  • "You did wrong," he said, "and now we've all been banished."†   (source)
  • She hit me several times, then banished me to the garage.†   (source)
  • Friendship is nearly entirely banished from our city.†   (source)
  • That shuck-face is gonna pay a heavy price for acting like that—he's lucky we don't Banish him.†   (source)
  • After a moment of stunned silence, Rémy skulked out like a banished dog.†   (source)
  • Goody Harrison was banished from the colony.†   (source)
  • Only the most painful form of banishment will generate enough energy.†   (source)
  • Keepers, take your place on the Banishment Pole.†   (source)
  • But one look at my friends, their faces etched with worry, banished any temptation.†   (source)
  • The one who was banished for setting fire to houses?†   (source)
  • "But I don't want to be banished!" said Bronwyn.†   (source)
  • He was halfway down the river, and banished from town as well.†   (source)
  • It still bothered Thomas how Chuck had smiled when breaking the news about Ben being Banished.†   (source)
  • You should be Banished for your embarrassing inability to lead this group.†   (source)
  • I kept my arms tight around my torso and tried to banish the ache from my thoughts.†   (source)
  • "What he spoke of," said Arya, "was Du Namar Aurboda, The Banishing of the Names."†   (source)
  • Prusias has been protecting and sponsoring them even after Astaroth banished modern technologies.†   (source)
  • She was so terrified of him that she was praying that he would go away, be banished.†   (source)
  • The first songs I learned were chants to banish demons.†   (source)
  • Deryla from the castle told me Cabhan was banished.†   (source)
  • He was chanting now, in rapid Chthonian, spells of containment and banishment.†   (source)
  • Because I was no longer a member of "The Family," I was banished to live and sleep in the garage.†   (source)
  • They banished me, too, and how many times did I save their hides?†   (source)
  • In a blink, the grylmhoch was gone, banished to some alternate world or plane of existence.†   (source)
  • I've been vilified for my choice, forced into hiding, banished from Idris.†   (source)
  • With those words he'd conscripted himself to banishment.†   (source)
  • I know banishment sounds harsh, but I wasn't sure what else to do.†   (source)
  • He could not imagine it and he felt a quick revulsion, quickly banished, for it threatened his ease.†   (source)
  • "STOP THAT AT ONCE," thundered Azaz, "or I'll banish the lot of you!"†   (source)
  • That would've banished me deep into the Duat.†   (source)
  • As he touched it, for a while all thought of the Ring was banished from his mind.†   (source)
  • Let him free all who have been imprisoned, banished or exiled for their opposition to apartheid.†   (source)
  • I mean, a banishing, a drawing, a vanquishing spell?†   (source)
  • Do you think this was the work of dragons, as was the Banishing of the Names?†   (source)
  • Very judicious, considering the crime that banished you here in the first place.†   (source)
  • You planned all along to banish Az Sweldn rak Anhuin, didn't you?†   (source)
  • And they'd banish Pip to the Winterlands, for sure.†   (source)
  • It's true," Alessandro agreed, sharing in her pride enough to banish his apprehension.†   (source)
  • Slava may be an alcoholic, but he was a pioneer in orthopedics before they banished him to Ethiopia.†   (source)
  • If you were anyone else, I would banish you.†   (source)
  • "Errtu!" he screamed suddenly, unaware that the demon had been banished from the world.†   (source)
  • They will make you a slave for power if you do not know how to use and banish them as the elders do.†   (source)
  • As punishment, he banished me from Rodruban for one year.†   (source)
  • Henry and Grace were eventually banished, due to some lapse or offense on Henry's part.†   (source)
  • These are banished to the Winterlands, a realm of fire and ice and shadows.†   (source)
  • "And so you have banished me, treacherous drow!" it spat.†   (source)
  • After what he did to you, aren't you happy he's banished here?†   (source)
  • I should like to drown in heat and banish the shivers.†   (source)
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