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Synonyms for interdict

Synonyms for interdict

a coercive measure intended to ensure compliance or conformity

Synonyms for interdict

an ecclesiastical censure by the Roman Catholic Church withdrawing certain sacraments and Christian burial from a person or all persons in a particular district

a court order prohibiting a party from doing a certain activity

destroy by firepower, such as an enemy's line of communication

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These are not fruits forbidden; no interdict Defends the touching of these viands pure; Their taste no knowledge works, at least of evil, But life preserves, destroys life's enemy, Hunger, with sweet restorative delight.
In vain she wept and writhed against the interdict, and implored her father to have pity on Linton: all she got to comfort her was a promise that he would write and give him leave to come to the Grange when he pleased; but explaining that he must no longer expect to see Catherine at Wuthering Heights.
When he has given distinct proof of being a philosopher, you will raise your interdict.
Yes, for over two hundred years no man crossed 30d to 175d and lived to tell his story--not until chance drew me across and back again, and public opinion, revolting at last against the drastic regulations of our long-dead forbears, demanded that my story be given to the world, and that the narrow interdict which commanded peace, prosperity, and happiness to halt at 30d and 175d be removed forever.
It would also appear that the interim order interdicts the entire tender process, notwithstanding that only a handful of bids have been taken on appeal by the Applicants concerned.
The four girls who Jenny said were the ringleaders of a gang who preyed on her had interim interdicts imposed on them two weeks ago.
4 million; interdicts 22 illegal aliens, and responds to 334 oil or hazardous chemical spills.