1 He threatened excommunication and hell fire in my last moments if I continued obdurate.
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.
3 The sun was setting, and had almost touched the horizon when the Bishop arrived at the excommunicated spot.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor HugoGet 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.