EXCOMMUNICATE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of EXCOMMUNICATE
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excommunicate
 v.  oust or exclude from a group or membership by decree
 v.  exclude from a church or a religious community
Classic Sentence:
1  He threatened excommunication and hell fire in my last moments if I continued obdurate.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 8
2  We shall give a warm reception to the King of Spain's troops; I will answer for it that they shall be excommunicated and well beaten.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XV
3  The sun was setting, and had almost touched the horizon when the Bishop arrived at the excommunicated spot.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—THE BISHOP IN THE PRESENCE OF AN UNKNOWN LIGHT
4  But necessity, according to the ancient proverb, sharpens invention, and he muttered something under his cowl concerning the men in question being excommunicated outlaws both to church and to kingdom.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
Example Sentence:
1  The Chinese Christians, therefore, practically excommunicate themselves from their own clan.