Synonyms for PROSCRIBE

Usage Examples for PROSCRIBE

  1. If I die, and they should not proscribe my remains as they have proscribed my person, I should desire to be buried with my ancestors in the cathedral of Ajaccio, in Corsica. - "The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte" by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  2. It is doubtless of urgent importance that we should take our stand against the first- named imperialism, but we must proscribe all the imperialisms. - "The Forerunners" by Romain Rolland
  3. Lucius had murdered his brother before the termination of the war, and he asked Sulla to proscribe him among the rest as if he were still alive; which was done. - "Plutarch's Lives, Volume II" by Aubrey Stewart & George Long
  4. Into the garden is she come, Love and delight's Elisium; If ever earth show'd all her store, View her discolourd budding floore; Here her glad eye she largely feedes, And stands 'mongst them, as they 'mong weeds; The flowers in their best aray As to their queen their tribute pay, And freely to her lap proscribe A daughter out of ev'ry tribe. - "Lucasta" by Richard Lovelace
  5. Maintaining, as I do, the tenets of a line of precedents from Washington's day, which proscribe entangling alliances with foreign states, I do not favor a policy of acquisition of new and distant territory or the incorporation of remote interests with our own. - "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present" by Various