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 Sentences of prohibitive
Definition:
a. tending to discourage; prohibiting; forbidding
Example:
The intent, however, was to make the taxes and terms prohibitive to all non-medical use.
Sentence in Classic:
Warm clothing, when it was obtainable at all, had risen to such prohibitive prices that Atlanta ladies were lining their old dresses with rags and reinforcing them with newspapers to keep out the wind.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
She knew that being thrown together again under such terrible circumstances they would again fall in love with one another, and that Nicholas would then not be able to marry Princess Mary as they would be within the prohibited degrees of affinity.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Now, you are distinctly to understand that you are most positively prohibited from making any inquiry on this head, or any allusion or reference, however distant, to any individual whomsoever as the individual, in all the communications you may have with me.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
I say this because on other occasions this same senate had forbidden these nations to defend themselves; and a less prudent assembly might have thought it lowered their credit to withdraw that prohibition.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
Without disputing a maxim urged by such grave authority, the Palmer thanked them for their courtesy, but observed that he had included in his religious vow, an obligation never to speak in the kitchen on matters which were prohibited in the hall.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
At recreation hours it suffices to have a ball roll aside, to send them all hither, in spite of prohibitions, to hunt and rummage for it all about here.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
She did not know whether it was a good thing or a bad thing, useful or dangerous, eternal or temporary, allowable or prohibited; she loved.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
He had but one idea now, to die; and he did not wish to be turned aside from it, but he reflected, in his gloomy somnambulism, that while destroying himself, he was not prohibited from saving some one else.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
He hopes to see all the evangelical denominations joined in one strong body, opposing Catholicism and Christian Science, and properly guiding all movements that make for morality and prohibition.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context