debar

Part of speech: verb

To bar or shut out; preclude; hinder; commonly with from.

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Usage examples "debar":

  1. Debar, for a few days, the little patient from taking meat and broth, and let him live on bread and milk, light puddings, and arrow- root. - "Advice to a Mother on the Management of her Children", Pye Henry Chavasse.
  2. Men who wore spectacles were numerous, while those who suffered from diseases which debar a man from a regular army were without number. - "With the Boer Forces", Howard C. Hillegas.
  3. I should not debar you from such works. - "A Double Knot", George Manville Fenn.