prohibiting (part of speech: verb)
denying, banning, disapproving, preventing, precluding, outlawing, constraining, oppressing, prohibiting, blocking, barring, disallowing, restraining, curtailing, restricting, forbidding, rejecting, suppressing, controlling, curbing, disqualifying, inhibiting
refusing (part of speech: verb)
- While these kings were conquering King Escariano's lands, messengers came to him daily with the bad news that they were taking his entire kingdom from him, and that he had only three castles that were defending themselves and refusing to surrender. - "The White Knight: Tirant lo Blanc", Joanot Martorell and Marti Johan d'Galba.
- She insisted on personal attention to this important affair, refusing to trust the telephone, although Elinor assured her it would go just as surely. - "The Heart of Arethusa", Francis Barton Fox.
- " I hate refusing you," he smiled back. - "The Vision of Desire", Margaret Pedler.