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Chance is a word which ought to be banished from the Christian vocabulary.

What have I done, that I must be banished and confined thus disgracefully?

(your race shall be banished from its hereditary abode), 2886; acc.

Once having been entertained as possible, it could never be banished from her mind.

He was liberated after a week's imprisonment, but banished to his chateau at Verteuil.

Like Richelieu and Napoleon, he would have the word “impossible” banished from the dictionary.

He banished her to earth and covered her with the Wu-I hills.

Then, with an effort, she banished the seriousness from her manner.

Banished from Marly, he had yet the privilege of going to Meudon.

He banished oil from his colours, and spoke of it as of a personal enemy.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., banischen, from banniss-, extended stem of Old French banir "announce, proclaim; levy; forbid; banish, proclaim an outlaw," from a Germanic source (perhaps Frankish *bannjan "to order or prohibit under penalty"), or from Vulgar Latin cognate *bannire (see bandit). Related: Banished; banishing.

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