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 for boycott
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Boycott \Boy"cott`\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Boycotted; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Boycotting.] [From Captain Boycott, a land agent in
     Mayo, Ireland, so treated in 1880.]
     To combine against (a landlord, tradesman, employer, or other
     person), to withhold social or business relations from him,
     and to deter others from holding such relations; to subject
     to a boycott.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Boycott \Boy"cott\, n.
     The process, fact, or pressure of boycotting; a combining to
     withhold or prevent dealing or social intercourse with a
     tradesman, employer, etc.; social and business interdiction
     for the purpose of coercion.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  boycott
      n 1: a group's refusal to have commercial dealings with some
           organization in protest against its policies
      v 1: refuse to sponsor; refuse to do business with [ant: buy
           at, frequent, patronise, patronize, shop, shop
           at, sponsor]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  114 Moby Thesaurus words for "boycott":
     avoid, ban, banish, banishment, bar, barring, beef, bitch,
     blackball, blacklist, blockade, boggle, boycottage,
     call in question, challenge, circumscription, complain, complaint,
     compunction, cry out against, debarment, debarring, demarcation,
     demonstrate, demonstrate against, demonstration, demur, demurrer,
     disfellowship, dispute, embargo, enter a protest, eschew,
     exception, exclusion, expostulate, expostulation, go on strike,
     go out, grievance, grievance committee, hold out, holler, howl,
     inadmissibility, indignation meeting, injunction, job action, kick,
     lock out, lockout, march, narrowing, nonadmission,
     nonviolent protest, object, objection, omission, ostracism,
     ostracization, ostracize, outlaw, outlaw strike, pass by,
     pass over, picket, picketing, preclusion, press objections,
     prohibition, proscribe, proscription, protest,
     protest demonstration, protestation, qualm, raise a howl, rally,
     refuse, reject, rejection, relegation, remonstrance, remonstrate,
     remonstration, repudiation, restriction, revolt, rulebook slowdown,
     scruple, shun, shut it down, sick-in, sit down, sit in, sit-down,
     sit-down strike, sit-in, slow down, slowdown, squawk,
     state a grievance, strike, sympathy strike, taboo, teach in,
     teach-in, tie-up, turnout, walk out, walkout, wildcat strike,
     work stoppage, yell bloody murder
  
  

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