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  • v. Present participle of banish.

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Examples

  • So I hope that the co-joined "Rally to Restore Sanity" and the "March to Keep Fear Alive" result in banishing fear from a sane nation!

    Nelson Davis: Keeping Fear Alive

  • A cup of steaming hot miso soup just feels very nourishing and is very effective in banishing the winter blahs.

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • Nonetheless, these approaches have been quite useful in banishing stereotypes and blanket assumptions, and other historians have often been pleased to cite their findings (as I have done), secretly relieved that someone else has performed the task of crunching the numbers.

    Gutenber-e Help Page

  • Nonetheless, these approaches have been quite useful in banishing stereotypes and blanket assumptions, and other historians have often been pleased to cite their findings (as I have done above), secretly relieved that someone else has performed the task of crunching the numbers.

    Gutenber-e Help Page

  • Davison here follows Orwell's later wishes in banishing them to an appendix.

    The Complete Works of George Orwell (reviews)

  • There is something contradictory in banishing the state from the economy while at the same time enshrining it as the ultimate source of authority in international relations.

    The Capitalist Threat

  • Nevertheless, they did not succeed in banishing my evil forebodings.

    Memoirs of Madame Vigée Lebrun

  • She did, however, succeed in banishing from her face every expression of consciousness.

    The Hidden Hand

  • The eight years of his sole and peaceful reign were usefully employed in banishing the vices of civil discord, and restoring on a firmer basis the fabric of the Ottoman monarchy.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • This follows comments made by the Deputy Chief Constable of the North Wales Police, Mr Clive Wolfendale's personal blog on the North Wales Police website in which he floated the idea of banishing motorcycles from National Parks.

    Archive 2006-08-01

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  • The ability to send a person somewhere else, usually to trap them.

    May 13, 2008