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exorcise

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of exorcise

  1. to get rid of as useless or unwanted <please exorcise that offensive word from your vocabulary> Synonyms cashier, cast (off), chuck, deep-six, ditch, dump, eighty-six (or 86), discard (also exorcize), fling (off or away), jettison, junk, lay by, lose, pitch, reject, scrap, shed, shuck (off), slough (off) also sluff (off), throw away, throw out, toss, unloadRelated Words abandon, abdicate, desert, forsake; dismiss, kick out; abolish, annihilate, eliminate, eradicate, expunge, exterminate, extinguish, extirpate, liquidate, remove, root (out), stamp (out), wipe outNear Antonyms adopt, embrace, take on; employ, use, utilize; hold, hold back, keep, retain



Variants of exorcise

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exorcize


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