Part of speech:
Intense in activity or feeling; vigorous or ardent:
Being able or likely to do harm.
Unfavorable to health or well-being; inhospitable or adverse:
Difficult to endure; oppressive:
Not offering protection, shelter, etc.; barren; forbidding
Causing or intending harm or evil; wicked:
Unrelenting or uncompromising:
Stern or forbidding, as in manner or appearance:
Opposed or contrary (to)
The definition of gaunt is looking thin, bony or sickly.
Disagreeable to the sense of sight:
Extremely unpleasant; repulsive:
Of, relating to, or designed for attack:
The definition of ominous is something that suggests bad things will happen soon.
Serving or tending to repel something, especially insects:
The definition of repulsive is disgusting.
Not loose or vague; exact or precise:
The definition of unpleasant is something or someone that causes displeasure or discomfort.
Tempting, alluring, welcoming, etc.
Generally warm, approachable and easy to relate with in character.
The definition of baleful is something that is threatening and dangerous.
Of a menacing or threatening nature; minatory.
Conveying or constituting a threat
Censure, condemnation, or disapproval expressed especially by public opinion.
The act of forbidding; prohibition
To make impossible, as by action taken in advance; prevent.
To hinder or prevent
To prevent or hinder normal sales in (a market), as by buying up merchandise.
To keep from happening; avert:
Nix is defined as to stop, refuse or disapprove of.
To refuse to allow; reject as untrue, invalid, or illegal
To forbid; prohibit; refuse consent to
To deprive of the protection of the law; outlaw
To interdict is defined as to prohibit or forbid or restrain.
To prevent the flow or passage of:
To keep under control
To stop short at (a fence, etc.), without jumping it
(Archaic) To defend.
To order or compel to stop or prohibit commencement of an activity; of a judge: to grant a court order directing a party to cease a particular activity.
To take something away from:
To refuse to acknowledge as one's own; disown; repudiate
To renounce or dissolve all bonds of affiance, faith, or obligation with; to reject, refuse, or renounce.
To prevent, hinder, or prohibit
To censor is to suppress information because you do not like its content.
(Med.) To prevent the transmission of impulses in (a nerve), esp. by anesthetizing
To refuse to admit, consider, include, etc.; shut out; keep from entering, happening, or being; reject; bar
Check means to test, examine, compare or inspect something to see if it is as it should be.
To prevent or prohibit beyond a certain limit or by restriction:
To keep in check; restrain:
To fasten with or as with a bar
To block or stop up (a passage) with obstacles or impediments; dam; clog
To hinder is defined as to restrain or hold something back.
To offset or cancel each other
To bar, or ban
To afford opportunity; allow:
To let have
To give one's consent to; sanction; confirm
To give sanction to
So disagreeable as to discourage approach
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