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  Words related to forbidding

Related / Similar Words: ban, banning, forbiddance, baleful, menacing, minacious, minatory, ominous, sinister, threatening, ugly, dour, grim

 

Definition:
  • an official prohibition or edict against something;
  • threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments; "a baleful look"; "forbidding thunderclouds"; "his tone became menacing"; "ominous rumblings of discontent"; "sinister storm clouds"; "a sinister smile"; "his threatening behavior"; "ugly black clo;
  • harshly uninviting or formidable in manner or appearance; "a dour, self-sacrificing life"; "a forbidding scowl"; "a grim man loving duty more than humanity"; "undoubtedly the grimmest part of him was his iron claw"- J.M.Barrie;

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    Hyponyms: test ban

     

    Derivational Morphology: forbid, prohibit, interdict, proscribe, veto, disallow, ban, censor

     

     
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