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interdiction
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David Copperfield
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  • 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.’
  • 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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  • A freebie from the road gods, a car like this will make a great undercover vehicle for drug interdiction.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • What Jem did was something I’d do as a matter of course had I not been under Atticus’s interdict, which I assumed included not fighting horrible old ladies.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird

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