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  • 161turndown — Synonyms and related words: abnegation, contradiction, declension, declination, declinature, declining, denial, deprivation, disagreement, disallowance, disclaimer, disclamation, disobedience, dissent, holding back, nay, negation, negative,… …

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  • 162veto — Synonyms and related words: absolute veto, ban, block, constitute, decline, decree, defeat, denial, deny, disallow, disallowance, embargo, enact, enact laws, executive veto, filibuster, forbid, get the floor, have the floor, interdict,… …

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  • 163zoning — Synonyms and related words: Eighteenth Amendment, Prohibition Party, Volstead Act, abstraction, alienation, ban, contraband, denial, detachment, disallowance, disarticulation, disassociation, disconnectedness, disconnection, discontinuity,… …

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  • 164admission — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. confession, disclosure; entry, admittance, ingress; cover [charge], charge, minimum; consent. See inclusion. Ant., denial, refusal. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The act of entering] Syn. admittance, entry,… …

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  • 165ban — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. prohibition, restriction, proscription, interdict. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. interdiction, prohibition, limitation, embargo; see refusal , taboo . v. Syn. forbid, outlaw, prevent, declare illegal; see… …

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  • 166taboo — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. tabu, prohibition, interdiction, forbiddance. v. t. forbid, prohibit, keep inviolate. adj. forbidden; untouchable, unprofanable, inviolate. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. sacred, forbidden, out of bounds …

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  • 167inhibition — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. restraint, hindrance, repression, hang up*; see impediment 1 , interference 1 , reserve 2 , restraint 1 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. 1. shyness self consciousness, withdrawal, reticence, reserve, guardedness,… …

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  • 168turndown — I (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. rejection, no, rebuff, *nix, *thumbs down, refusal, declining, disapproval, *no go, veto. ANT.: acceptance, approval, okay II (Roget s Thesaurus II) I noun A turning down of a request: denial, disallowance, refusal …

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  • 169forbiddance — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A refusal to allow: ban, disallowance, inhibition, interdiction, prohibition, proscription, taboo. See ALLOW …

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  • 170interdiction — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. A refusal to allow: ban, disallowance, for biddance, inhibition, prohibition, proscription, taboo. See ALLOW. 2. A coercive measure intended to ensure compliance or conformity: interdict, penalty, sanction. See… …

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  • 171proscription — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A refusal to allow: ban, disallowance, forbid dance, inhibition, interdiction, prohibition, taboo. See ALLOW …

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  • 172Prohibition — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Prohibition >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 prohibition prohibition inhibition Sgm: N 1 veto veto disallowance Sgm: N 1 interdict interdict interdiction Sgm: N 1 injunction injunction Sgm: N 1 embargo …

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  • 173disallow — late 14c., to refuse to praise, from O.Fr. desalouer to blame, from des (see DIS (Cf. dis )) + alouer (see ALLOW (Cf. allow)); meaning to reject is from 1550s. Related: Disallowed; disallowing; disallowance …

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  • 174Durham, John George Lambton, First Earl of — (1792–1840)    A reforming governor in chief of British North America, Lord Durham (as Lambton became in 1829) was a wealthy land and coal owner. He entered politics as a fierce and often intemperate radical and proponent of parliamentary reform …

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  • 175disallow — verb refuse to declare valid. Derivatives disallowance noun …

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  • 176inhibition — n. 1. Restraint, hindrance, impediment, obstacle, obstruction, check. 2. Prohibition, interdiction, interdict, disallowance, embargo …

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  • 177prohibition — n. Interdiction, interdict, inhibition, disallowance, embargo, ban …

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  • 178Anglin, Timothy Warren — (1822 1886)    Born in Ireland. Came to St. John, New Brunswick, 1849. Established Weekly Freeman that year. Elected to New Brunswick Legislature for St. John, 1860. Opposed Confederation. Elected to the House of Commons, 1867, for Gloucester.… …

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  • 179Baldwin, Robert — (1804 1858)    BL Name associated with responsible government, ix; a man of one idea, ix; his ancestry, 23; born, May 12, 1804, at York, 25; early years, 25; studies law, 25; called to the bar, 1825, 26; political views, 27; in public life, 28;… …

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  • 180Costigan, John — (1835 )    Represented Victoria in New Brunswick Legislature, 1861 1866; elected to Dominion House of Commons, 1867; interested himself in questions of Roman Catholic schools of New Brunswick, and Irish home rule. Minister of inland revenue,… …

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