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To drive out
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“In this village, no matter how cruel it may sound, this was how we lived; we were not allowed to dismiss the woman on this part, no matter what the situation.”
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Remove from employment or office, typically on the grounds of unsatisfactory performance
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“Until January, 2000, the forces were legally allowed to dismiss servicemen and women if they were found to be gay or lesbian.”
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Treat as unworthy of serious consideration
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“Opponents of the thesis dismiss this identity label as elitist.”
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To show an unwillingness to grant, allow, or consent
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To put an end to, especially formally
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To drive away or cause to vanish
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To snub or make someone feel unwelcome
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Rid of; clean out
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To throw away (something unwanted or useless)
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To clear of or to free from guilt
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Steamroll
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To postpone or assign to a later time or date
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To exclude or reject as a candidate or possibility
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To lower in rank
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To avoid addressing or tackling
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Free yourself of
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To provide assuagement or palliation to
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To deal with (a task or opponent) quickly and efficiently
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To officially cancel (a decree, decision, or promise)
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Subdue
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To free or release from slavery
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Penalize for wrongdoing
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To remove blame or responsibility from
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Send off to a destination or for a purpose
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An act of refusal or avoidance
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