GRE Word List


tending to prohibit or restrain

The meaning of the word prohibitive is tending to prohibit or restrain.

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facadethe front of a building
vassala person under the protection of a feudal lord to whom he has vowed homage and fealty : a feudal tenant
brawlto quarrel or fight noisily : wrangle
oratorioa lengthy choral work usually of a religious nature consisting chiefly of recitatives, arias, and choruses without action or scenery
rationalhaving reason or understanding
recumbentsuggestive of repose : leaning
vituperativeuttering or given to censure : containing or characterized by verbal abuse
curtailto make less by or as if by cutting off or away some part