barring


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Synonyms for barring

Synonyms for barring

the act of excluding someone by a negative vote or veto

References in classic literature ?
Twice two makes four is a pert coxcomb who stands with arms akimbo barring your path and spitting.
Now, barring all that, I mean to say she is a deuced fine girl
Only, at the arcade Saint-Jean, as they were coming out upon the Place de Greve, a long file of horsemen, barring the narrow passage, stopped the carriage of the superintendent.
He was deeply grateful and sincerely rejoiced that he had done his 'little possible' towards bringing their venture to - barring the lost baggage - a successful issue, he had forgotten the blows; denied that any blows had been dealt that unseemly first night under the pines.
There isn't a single corner in the world, barring England, perhaps, where you could not find some man, or more likely woman, that would remember me for Harry Hagberd.