Synonyms of 'exorcize'
1 drive out
He tried to exorcise the pain of his childhood trauma.
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To cleanse a place, person, or organization of something dirty, unpleasant, or evil means to make them free from it.
Confession cleanses the soul.
To expel something means to force it out from a container or from your body.
Poisonous gas is expelled into the atmosphere.
Thesaurus for exorcize from the Collins English Thesaurus
If you exorcize a painful or unhappy memory , you succeed in removing it from your mind .