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Adjective
Prohibited or restricted by social custom
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“Previously taboo areas were opened for examination, and laws and legal attitudes were modified.”
Adjective
Obscene or offensive in nature
Adjective
Focusing on the unpleasant aspects of life
Adjective
Infrequently mentioned
Adjective
Unsayable
Adjective
Relating to crime
Noun
A social or religious custom prohibiting or restricting a particular practice or forbidding association with a particular person, place, or thing
“The members of one clan from northern Kenya observe a taboo on eating fish.”
Noun
A form of magic designed to allow for worship or conjuration of, or communication with spirits or deities
Noun
Deprivation or restriction of personal liberty or freedom of movement
Noun
Immoral indulgence
Noun
Court order
Noun
Blasphemous or obscene language
Noun
A formal curse by a pope or a council of the Church, excommunicating a person or denouncing a doctrine
Verb
Place under a taboo
Verb
To create difficulty for the work or activity of
Verb
State that one refuses to admit the truth or existence of
Verb
Specify as excluded from a category or group
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