Usage examples for banish

  1. The voices of birds and beasts no longer interested her- they scared her; and, try as she would to banish these fancies, her nerves thrilled with every rush of the wind. – The Captain of the Gray-Horse Troop by Hamlin Garland
  2. To Christine the thought of death was simply horrible, and with the whole strength of her will she ever sought to banish it. – Barriers Burned Away by E. P. Roe
  3. She says, on one occasion:- 'By your peace of conscience on a dying bed; by the eternal destinies of your children, by your care for never- dying souls; by the love you owe your Saviour, I beseech you banish the drink. – Catherine Booth A Sketch by Colonel Mildred Duff