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banish
used in The Memory Keeper’s Daughter

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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
  • What had been an emptiness outside the tavern window, a bleak vacancy real enough and fearful, was banished by the sight of her family.
    p. 253.8

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