PROSCRIBE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of proscribe
Definition:
v. command against; banish; outlaw
Example:
Antony, Octavius, and Lepidus united to proscribe all those who had conspired against Julius Caesar.
Sentence in Classic:
For when, as I have said, it has come to this that the citizens and even the magistrates fear to offend him and his friends, little further effort will afterwards be needed to enable him to proscribe and ruin whom he pleases.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
But in a fatal moment, yielding to those propensities and passions, the indulgence of which had so long rendered him a scourge to society, he had quitted his haven of rest and repentance, and had come back to the country where he was proscribed.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
After which, I was hunted down, pursued, persecuted, blackened, jeered at, scorned, cursed, proscribed.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
Some, to be sure, are not regularly enrolled, and a few do not habitually attend services; but, practically, a proscribed people must have a social centre, and that centre for this people is the Negro church.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois Context