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synonyms for blackball

  • blacklist
  • ostracize
  • ban
  • debar
  • exclude
  • oust
  • reject
  • repudiate
  • snub
  • veto
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antonyms for blackball

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  • welcome
  • accept
  • admit
  • allow
  • approve
  • include
  • permit
  • ratify
  • sanction
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How to use blackball in a sentence

How had he, a useless old fogy, dared to blackball a man like Iver?
TRISTRAM OF BLENTANTHONY HOPE
Do not they abuse you behind your back, and blackball you at societies where they have had the honour to propose you?
TANCREDBENJAMIN DISRAELI
You may be sure some of the proud people and most of the parvenus of the Club were ready to blackball him.
THE BOOK OF SNOBSWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
They let a victim go there until they get all and then they blackball him.
THE VICE BONDAGE OF A GREAT CITY OR THE WICKEDEST CITY IN THE WORLDROBERT O. HARLAND
If a ballot should be demanded the members will all vote, and one blackball will exclude.
THE SPORTSWOMAN'S LIBRARY, VOL. 1 OF 2VARIOUS
She sees herself on the eve of becoming the acquaintance of Captain Blackball.
THE NEWCOMESWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
Perhaps he tried to capture the Eclectic Club—I certainly remember being asked to blackball three of his candidates.
SONIA BETWEEN TWO WORLDSSTEPHEN MCKENNA
No one had dared to blackball him when he had recently put up his name at a club which was supposed to be composed of gentlemen.
COMRADE YETTAALBERT EDWARDS
This good Monsieur de Blackball is not very well bred; but, for an Englishman, he is not too bad.
THE NEWCOMESWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
Blackball and Loder, Cruchecassee and Schlangenbad, assumed sympathetic countenances.
THE NEWCOMESWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
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WORDS RELATED TO BLACKBALL

  • banish
  • bar
  • blackball
  • close down
  • close up
  • curse
  • declare illegal
  • disallow
  • enjoin
  • exclude
  • halt
  • ice out
  • illegalize
  • inhibit
  • interdict
  • outlaw
  • pass by
  • pass up
  • prevent
  • prohibit
  • proscribe
  • restrict
  • shut out
  • suppress
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