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ostracize
used in Outliers

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exclude someone from a community or group
  • A plantation owner who lived openly with a slave woman would have been socially ostracized, and any offspring from the union of black and white would have been left in slavery.
    Epilogue (44% in)
ostracized = excluded (not accepted as a fellow member of the community)
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