forbidding

[ fer-bid-ing, fawr- ]SEE DEFINITION OF forbidding

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FORBIDDING

He brought his huge fist down on the desk with violence, and his voice was forbidding.

His martyrdom was continued by forbidding him all access to the healing waters.

Magua shook his head, forbidding the repetition of offers he so much despised.

What I now wish to know is, what were your reasons for forbidding the payment of interest?

The temperature was deadly cold; the dull houses were rime-covered and forbidding.

Regrets Mrs. Howe's forbidding the correspondence between them.

And though tall and stately, my native pines are not forbidding.

At last they ended by forbidding their children to speak to one another.

As he drew near, his hope sank; the place looked so gloomy and forbidding.

Richling had never seen his friend in so forbidding an aspect.

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