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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class V. Words Releasing to the Voluntary Powers
Division (II) Intersocial Volition
Section II. Special Intersocial Volition
 
766. [Negative Request.] Deprecation.
 
  
NOUN:DEPRECATION, expostulation; intercession, mediation, protest, remonstrance.
  
VERB:DEPRECATE, protest, expostulate, enter a protest, intercede for; remonstrate.
  
ADJECTIVE:DEPRECATORY, expostulatory, intercessory, mediatorial.
  deprecated, protested.
  UNSOUGHT, unbesought; unasked &c. (see ask [See Request]).
  
INTERJECTION:GOD FORBID! cry you mercy! forbid it Hea ven! Heaven forfend (or forefend)! Hea ven forbid! far be it from! hands off! (prohibition) [See Prohibition].
  
QUOTATIONS:
  1. Woodman, spare that tree! Touch not a single bough!—Morris
  2. Be to her virtues very kind; Be to her faults a little blind.—Prior

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