Debar

De*bar"

(?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Debarred (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Debarring.] [Pref. de- + bar.] To cut off from entrance, as if by a bar or barrier; to preclude; to hinder from approach, entry, or enjoyment; to shut out or exclude; to deny or refuse; -- with from, and sometimes with of.
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Yet not so strictly hath our Lord imposed
Labor, as to debar us when we need
Refreshment.
Milton.
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Their wages were so low as to debar them, not only from the comforts but from the common decencies of civilized life.
Buckle.
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