Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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At Northampton, Stephen Langton met him, and forbade his violence.

He stormed and swore, and forbade Elizabeth ever coming in his sight again.

Your tender age, the difference of rank, forbade your union.

But Wyrd forbade him to seize any more of men on earth after that evening.

There was something about his manner which forbade any further questioning on Wrayson's part.

There was some curious quality of simplicity in her manner which forbade that supposition.

His Majesty had cognisance of it, and forbade the publication of the names.

"And that I forbade you to meddle with," said Uncle Jack, quietly.

The doctor thought they were due to his recent illness and forbade questioning.

I told the girl she was a fool, and forbade her to speak of the matter to any one.'

WORD ORIGIN

past tense of forbid.