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


Your aunt Hervey forbids your writing for the same reason that I must not countenance it.

But God now forbids polygamy, under the gospel; and now it is sin.

Her mother, at the instigation of Antony Harlowe, forbids their correspondence.

But policy, as well as humanity and justice, forbids any resort to compulsion.

The king of Athens forbids that any one be slain who was taken alive.

Alabama forbids the sale of liquor for everything but the communion.

To me there is that about you which forbids me to think that your path in the world can ever be other than conspicuous.

Are not you come to tell me he forbids you ever to come near me!'

Every thing I do, he dislikes; and every thing I wish to do, he forbids.

My ignorance of the Greek forbids me to compare our Dante with Homer.