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synonyms for prorogued

  • delayed
  • suspended
  • adjourned
  • intermitted
  • scrubbed
  • shelved
  • tabled
  • withheld
  • on hold
  • put off
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How to use prorogued in a sentence

The council of Trent was prorogued for two years; it did not assemble again until 1562.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
The English parliament prorogued on account of the differences between the lords and commons.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
As soon as William had prorogued the Houses, he was impatient to be again in his native land.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
Parliament was prorogued to the 22nd of November, but subsequently by proclamation to the 6th of December.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
Before parliament was prorogued the weakness and vacillation of the ministry had been very apparent.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
The house was prorogued on the twenty-sixth of March, but again summoned on the twenty-fifth of April.
HISTORY OF PRINCE EDWARD ISLANDDUNCAN CAMPBELL
He immediately prorogued the house, and made the necessary nominations to both the councils.
HISTORY OF PRINCE EDWARD ISLANDDUNCAN CAMPBELL
But this did not appease Napoleon, who made no attempt to conceal his rage, and prorogued the chamber in scorn.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
The Assembly met, appointed committees to correspond with the other colonies, and was prorogued once and again.
RICHARD CARVEL, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL
I do not yet know at what time the parliament will be prorogued: I should think in the end of August.
THE LETTERS OF THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON TO MISS J. 1834-1851DUKE OF WELLINGTON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PROROGUED

  • adjourned
  • delayed
  • intermitted
  • on hold
  • prorogued
  • put off
  • scrubbed
  • shelved
  • suspended
  • tabled
  • withheld
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.