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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Exclude from a church or a religious community; Oust or exclude from a group or membership by decree.

Usage examples (16)
  • They wouldn't use terms like 'excommunicate' and 'anathema', of course.
  • CLANCY: Yes, the pope's going to excommunicate him now.
  • She was a heretic whom any Court of Love must excommunicate.
  • If he died excommunicate, his body could not be buried in consecrated ground. for more
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