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synonyms for excommunicate

  • anathematize
  • ban
  • curse
  • denounce
  • dismiss
  • eject
  • exclude
  • expel
  • oust
  • proscribe
  • remove
  • repudiate
  • unchurch
  • cast out
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antonyms for excommunicate

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  • accept
  • admit
  • allow
  • approve
  • hold
  • include
  • keep
  • permit
  • praise
  • take in
  • welcome
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How to use excommunicate in a sentence

In Poland, it’s almost impossible for openly LGBTQ people to remain an active part of the Roman Catholic Church, which, according to activists, excommunicates people who are openly LGBTQ.
THE UNORTHODOX PRIEST LEADING POLAND'S FIGHT FOR LGBTQ RIGHTSMADELINE ROACHEJUNE 18, 2021TIME
Beyond that, Cheney seems to be placing a bet on the long term — the idea that, even if she’s excommunicated from House GOP leadership and loses her seat in Congress, she might eventually emerge better for it.
LIZ CHENEY APPEARS TO BE LIGHTING HER POLITICAL CAREER ON FIRE. BUT FOR WHAT?AARON BLAKEMAY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Petrey said that he is not aware of a mental health professional who has been excommunicated for issues directly related to their work.
MORMON SEX THERAPIST FACES DISCIPLINE AND POSSIBLE EXPULSION FROM THE LDS CHURCHSARAH PULLIAM BAILEYAPRIL 16, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Although Weinstein has been excommunicated from the industry, some of his less controversial campaigning practices remain.
WHY DO THE OSCARS MATTER?SONIA RAOAPRIL 16, 2021WASHINGTON POST
They don’t excommunicate people who could help rebuild a majority.
NO, TRUMPISM ISN’T OVER. LOOK AT WHAT JUST HAPPENED IN ARIZONAPHILIP ELLIOTTJANUARY 25, 2021TIME
The conservative movement had excommunicated the Birchers’ conspiratorial, unpatriotic hostility — for the next few decades, at least.
LONG BEFORE QANON, RONALD REAGAN AND THE GOP PURGED JOHN BIRCH EXTREMISTS FROM THE PARTYERICK TRICKEYJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
But he gave to the clergy the exclusive right to excommunicate, and to regulate the administration of the sacraments.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VIJOHN LORD
He could depose prelates and excommunicate the greatest personages; he enjoyed enormous revenues; he was vicegerent of the Pope.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VJOHN LORD
The Pope allowed him to excommunicate the persons who occupied his estates, but not the King himself.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VJOHN LORD
This mans wedding-business was so extensive and so scandalous, that the Bishop of London found it necessary to excommunicate him.
THE CHRONICLES OF CRIME OR THE NEW NEWGATE CALENDAR. V. 1/2CAMDEN PELHAM
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WORDS RELATED TO EXCOMMUNICATE

  • accurse
  • anathemize
  • comminate
  • damn
  • excommunicate
  • execrate
  • imprecate
  • maledict
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.