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Noun
The act of not accepting someone into a place or group
“The vented roofs of Caribbean housing are great for surviving the high gusts of a tropical storm but lousy at keeping out uninvited wee beasties.”
Noun
The act of snubbing or ostracizing someone
Verb
Present participle for to exclude a person from a group or society
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“Now, gentlemen, the first thing is to pile up all the chests and boxes we have at command in the companion-way to keep out the ruffians.”
Verb
Present participle for to keep apart or isolate from others
Verb
Present participle for to resist mixing with or be impervious to (another substance)
Verb
Present participle for to vote against, especially in an exclusive organization
Verb
Present participle for to stay longer than
Verb
Present participle for to hold, save or retain for future use
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