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adjective as in ostracized

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Haynes did say he thought all the players were “kind of marked,” but none of them were blackballed.

Doubtless, some enemy he had made along the way blackballed him.

Gallery: Blackballed Politicians, Celebrities, and Journalists Fox will undoubtedly go haywire over the dismissal.

He was actually blackballed by the Bush White House in 2006 for writing a caustic Washington Post op-ed.

The Grill enjoys the distinction of having blackballed, without political prejudice, a Prime Minister of each party.

"Just like Beecham being blackballed at the club," said the doctor, with a sarcastic bitterness all his own.

I have voted whenever I knew anything about the person in question, and I have never blackballed but once.

The three who had been blackballed sat sulking on the ground with their backs toward him.

It was in vain to muse upon any plan for having Ball blackballed, or for rebelling against Bell.

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On this page you'll find 262 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to blackballed, such as: ignored, and shunned.

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