Proscript

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Proscript A proscription; a prohibition; an interdict.
    • Proscript One who is proscribed.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n proscript A proscribed person.
    • n proscript A prohibition; an interdict.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Proscribe

Usage

In literature:

The spirit of this reform is denunciatory, violent, and proscriptive.
"Autographs for Freedom, Volume 2 (of 2) (1854)" by Various
Every form of faith, every mode of adoration, fell indiscriminately under the proscriptions of its unsparing wrath.
"The Stranger in France" by John Carr
I realize the danger of the possible abuse of such proscription.
"Fighting the Traffic in Young Girls" by Various
Scarce a Presbyterian family in Scotland, but was involved in proscription or penalties.
"The Witch of Salem" by John R. Musick
It took the form of "proscriptions" in Rome, of the revolutionary tribunals in France.
"Appearances" by Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson
The Committee of Public Safety resented the law of Prairial; and when asked to authorise the proscription of deputies refused.
"Lectures on the French Revolution" by John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
These things of course are incidents of the political proscription which hangs its thick veil over the place.
"A Little Tour in France" by Henry James
Let us see that in their restoration, all these unjust proscriptions are avoided.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume II"
It was his rare good fortune to share the triumph of his friends without having shared their proscription.
"Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
The blacks will be tempted to avenge themselves by oppression and proscription of the white race, for their long superiority.
"Cotton is King and The Pro-Slavery Arguments" by Various
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In news:

PROscript 2000 Gets Software Upgrade Print E-mail.
Prodigy Data Systems, located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, has added software features to its PROscript 2000 product that include Docu-Flow and various e-MAR interfaces.
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