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synonyms for prohibitory

  • antagonistic
  • confining
  • opposed
  • prohibitive
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How to use prohibitory in a sentence

The inference which ought to have been drawn from these facts was that the prohibitory system was absurd.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
Reaching out a hand so white it was in itself a shock, he laid it in a certain prohibitory way on the pall, as if saying no.
THE CIRCULAR STUDYANNA KATHARINE GREEN
In unions under the Prohibitory Order, also able-bodied single women.
ENGLISH POOR LAW POLICYSIDNEY WEBB
The moderate use of brandy was universal, but the drunkenness which blots these days of prohibitory laws was comparatively rare.
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCEVARIOUS
Agriculture on a large scale finds it a heavy drawback; to agriculture on a small scale it is often prohibitory.
THE HILLS AND THE VALERICHARD JEFFERIES
He spent much time in writing and lecturing on temperance, both before and after the passage of the Prohibitory Amendment.
PERSONAL RECOLLECTIONS OF PARDEE BUTLERPARDEE BUTLER
The fields are not so cut up, nor the roadways so narrow, nor the fences so prohibitory.
RIVERBYJOHN BURROUGHS
We are opposed to all prohibitory laws, except for hoss stealing, and the like.
THE COMPLETE WORKS OF JOSH BILLINGSHENRY W. SHAW
In 1883 the second petition for a prohibitory constitutional amendment was presented to the senate and assembly.
TWO DECADESFRANCES W. GRAHAM AND GEORGEANNA M. GARDENIER
In such instances, the condition of five years' residence in the United Kingdom would generally be prohibitory.
INTERNATIONAL LAW. A TREATISE. VOLUME I (OF 2)LASSA FRANCIS OPPENHEIM
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WORDS RELATED TO PROHIBITORY

  • antagonistic
  • confining
  • opposed
  • prohibitive
  • prohibitory
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