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Word: oust

Definition: expel; drive out; force out; N. ouster: ousting

Sentences Containing 'oust'

But what right had I to oust johnswort and the rest, and break up their ancient herb garden?
Let faith oust fact; let fancy oust memory; I look deep down and do believe."

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