Thesaurus / interdict
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Excommunications were again hurled at Bruce and his bishops, and Scotland was laid under ecclesiastical interdict.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
The Interdict included you with Mordred; it is not to be removed while you remain alive.
Mordred attacked; the Bishop of Canterbury dropped down on him with the Interdict.
We imagined we had educated it out of them; they thought so, too; the Interdict woke them up like a thunderclap!
Is reason so largely developed in the great mass of men that the priests should interdict its use as dangerous?
LETTERS TO EUGENIAPAUL HENRI THIRY HOLBACH
If you want to make a man a bad companion, interdict altogether the topic that happens to interest him.
IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO MENDCHARLES READE
Yet it would appear that these various bulls threatening an interdict did not receive a welcome from any quarter.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VJOHN LORD
Now he avoided vegetables as poison—and now he submitted with a sigh to the doctor's interdict of his cigar.
NIGHT AND MORNING, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
After his death, however, the interdict was not removed from Germany, and the resistance of Louis and his theologians continued.
The sixty-four Reformers were then promptly driven into jail, and their property placed under an interdict.
A WOMAN'S PART IN A REVOLUTIONNATALIE HARRIS HAMMOND
WORDS RELATED TO INTERDICT
- defend against
- head off
- hold back
- hold off
- keep lid on
- nip in the bud
- put a stop to
- put an end to
- rule out
- shut out
- stave off
- turn aside
- ward off
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