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proh skrahyb

  • v  command against

  • And the magnificent swirl of the cosmos simply marks time: it cannot tell us of history, cannot instruct us on what to remember, what to proscribe, what to avoid.
  • No two of the assembled experts agreed completely on the relative advantages and risks of the Pill, or in defining the patients for whom they would prescribe or proscribe it.
  • Federal Communications Commission regulations proscribe "obscene, indecent or profane language" on the air, but the agency has not prosecuted broadcasters for using Lang's particular colloquialisms.

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