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Coventry (KUV-uhn-tree) noun
A state of ostracism or exile.
[After Coventry, England (possibly from the sending of Royalist prisoners there during the English Civil War).]
"Chris Ash, tribunal chairman, said the panel was not satisfied that Mrs.
Edghill, of Sevenoaks, Kent, was ostracised or 'sent to Coventry by other
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X-BonusKeep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great. -Mark Twain, author (1835-1910)