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Sample sentences for the GRE study word proscribe

proscribe can be used as a verb

1.It seems that we must always have something to proscribe Does it serve any purpose to ungild the crown of Louis XIV., to scrape the coat of arms of Henry IV. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
2.the enmity of the Sultan, he was proscribed and put to deat. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
3.Later on, fatal circumstance, in London, proscribed by all, Barthelemy slew Cournet. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
4.Occasionally he even went about late at night, holding the proscribed meetings and increasing his hold upon the common people. - from English Literature by William J. Long
5."Why, my dear boy, when a man has been proscribed by the mountaineers, has escaped from Paris in a hay-cart, been hunted over the plains of Bordeaux by Robespierre's bloodhounds, he becomes accustomed to most things. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
6.Both families were Catholic, and in his early life persecution was brought near for his brother died in prison for harboring a proscribed priest, and his own education could not be continued in Oxford and Cambridge because of his religion. - from English Literature by William J. Long

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