banish /ˈbanɪʃ/

b

I. verb [with obj.]

1. send (someone) away from a country or place as an official punishment

a number of people were banished to Siberia for political crimes.
2. get rid of (something unwanted)

all thoughts of romance were banished from her head.
– origin late Middle English: from Old French baniss-, lengthened stem of banir; ultimately of Germanic origin and related to ban1.

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