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synonyms for tabooed

  • constrain
  • curb
  • discourage
  • forbid
  • hinder
  • impede
  • obstruct
  • outlaw
  • prohibit
  • restrain
  • stymie
  • suppress
  • arrest
  • avert
  • bar
  • bit
  • bridle
  • check
  • cramp
  • enjoin
  • faze
  • frustrate
  • hog-tie
  • interdict
  • repress
  • sandbag
  • stop
  • taboo
  • ward
  • withhold
  • hang up
  • hold back
  • hold down
  • hold in
  • keep in
  • put on brakes
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antonyms for tabooed

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  • advance
  • aid
  • allow
  • assist
  • encourage
  • facilitate
  • forward
  • free
  • help
  • let go
  • permit
  • promote
  • push
  • release
  • support
  • approve
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How to use tabooed in a sentence

But even this mode of correspondence had to be strictly tabooed now and then; for would you believe it?
THE SEVEN CARDINAL SINS: ENVY AND INDOLENCEEUGNE SUE
Politics was a subject dear to her heart, but one tabooed at Upton.
MARY WOLLSTONECRAFTELIZABETH ROBINS PENNELL
Dancing was tabooed, but a "melodeon" was carted to the dock and hymns were sung.
THE KIRK ON RUTGERS FARMFREDERICK BRCKBAUER
We who laugh at their sad ignorance, think what we would be without liberty—our minds enslaved, geography tabooed!
THE CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL. 2, NO. 2, AUGUST, 1862VARIOUS
Caesar de Bello Gallico says the Britons tabooed hare, fowl and goose.
THE OUTLINE OF HISTORY: BEING A PLAIN HISTORY OF LIFE AND MANKINDHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
Witchcraft was a tabooed subject, yet it lingered in more than one imaginative mind, though few would confess a belief in it.
A LITTLE GIRL IN OLD SALEMAMANDA MINNIE DOUGLAS
He was fond of shooting, and belonged to a duck club on the Cape, where poker and bridge were not tabooed.
THE DWELLING PLACE OF LIGHT, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL
These considerations privilege the epitaph as sacred to charity, and tabooed against the revelations of candour.
THE POSTHUMOUS WORKS OF THOMAS DE QUINCEY, VOL. 1 (2 VOLS)THOMAS DE QUINCEY
He said that there were too many priests at New Zealand, and that they "tabooed" and prayed the people to death.
JOHN RUTHERFORD, THE WHITE CHIEFGEORGE LILLIE CRAIK
The church might disapprove of the practice of cremation, but we have no reason to suppose that mention of it was tabooed.
BEOWULFR. W. CHAMBERS
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