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Word: interdict

Definition: prohibit; forbid; N.


Sentences Containing 'interdict'

I was solemnly interdicted by her, on her recovery, from touching my brother any more on any pretence whatever; and my poor mother, who, I could see, wished otherwise, meekly confirmed the interdict, by saying: 'No doubt you are right, my dear Jane.'

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