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banish
used in The Brothers Karamazov

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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
  • Six months before his death, when he was seventeen, he made friends with a political exile who had been banished from Moscow to our town for freethinking, and led a solitary existence there.
    Book 6 — The Russian Monk (9% in)

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