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fawr bi duhn

  • v  command against
  • v  keep from happening or arising; make impossible
  • s  excluded from use or mention
    forbidden fruit

  • The serpent tempts Eve into eating the forbidden fruit from the tree of knowledge.
  • The nutty flavors and raven tones of forbidden rice were once reserved for Chinese emperors.
  • For Juan, the perfect final meal would be flower of egg and tartufo (an Italian ice cream dessert) in goose fat with chorizo and dates, as well as one of the forbidden birds, a .
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  • Jet Li in Guardian Unlimited
    When Jackie Chan and I first wanted to work together 15 years ago, our passion was at its peak. ...... Our desire to succeed was very strong,the 44-year-old Li told The Associated Press. "Now we joke that when we watch the `The Forbidden...
  • Deval Patrick in International Herald Tribune
    I am descended from people once forbidden their most basic and fundamental freedoms, a people desperate for hope and willing to fight for it - and so are you,Patrick told the crowd. "This commonwealth, and nation modeled on it, is at its...
  • Mark Sanford in New York Times
    This was a whole lot more than a simple affair, this was a love story,Sanford told to the AP. "A forbidden one, a tragic one, but a love story at the end of the day."

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