taboos: Associated Words
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  • totemic
    • adjective relating to totemism
      • totemic object

  • surrounding
    • adjective satellite closely encircling
      encompassing; circumferent.
      • encompassing mountain ranges
      • the surrounding countryside
    • verb extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle
      skirt; ring; border; environ; surround.
      • The forest surrounds my property

  • menstrual
    • adjective of or relating to menstruation or the menses
      catamenial.
      • menstrual period

  • surround
    • noun the area in which something exists or lives
      environment; surroundings; environs.
      • the country--the flat agricultural surround
    • verb extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle
      skirt; ring; border; environ.
      • The forest surrounds my property

  • commensal
    • noun either of two different animal or plant species living in close association but not interdependent
    • adjective living in a state of commensalism

  • prohibiting
    • verb command against
      forbid; proscribe; disallow; veto; nix; interdict.
      • I forbid you to call me late at night
      • Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store
      • Dad nixed our plans

  • transgressing
    • verb act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
      go against; infract; violate; break; offend; breach.
      • offend all laws of humanity
      • violate the basic laws or human civilization
      • break a law
      • break a promise
    • verb spread over land, especially along a subsiding shoreline
      • The sea transgresses along the West coast of the island

  • imposed
    • adjective satellite set forth authoritatively as obligatory
      • the imposed taxation
      • rules imposed by society
    • verb compel to behave in a certain way
      impose; enforce.
      • Social relations impose courtesy

  • postpartum
    • adjective occurring immediately after birth
      postnatal.
      • postnatal development

  • regarding
    • noun (usually preceded by `in') a detail or point
      respect.
      • it differs in that respect
    • noun paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people)
      paying attention; attentiveness; heed.
      • his attentiveness to her wishes
      • he spends without heed to the consequences

  • societal
    • adjective relating to human society and its members
      social.
      • social institutions
      • societal evolution
      • societal forces
      • social legislation

  • prohibit
    • verb command against
      forbid; proscribe; disallow; veto; nix; interdict.
      • I forbid you to call me late at night
      • Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store
      • Dad nixed our plans

  • transgresses
    • verb act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
      go against; infract; violate; break; offend; breach.
      • offend all laws of humanity
      • violate the basic laws or human civilization
      • break a law
      • break a promise
    • verb spread over land, especially along a subsiding shoreline
      • The sea transgresses along the West coast of the island

  • forbidding
    • noun an official prohibition or edict against something
      ban; forbiddance; banning.
    • verb command against
      prohibit; forbid; proscribe; disallow; veto; nix; interdict.
      • I forbid you to call me late at night
      • Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store
      • Dad nixed our plans

  • menstruation
    • noun the monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause
      flow; period; menstruum; menses; catamenia.
      • the women were sickly and subject to excessive menstruation
      • a woman does not take the gout unless her menses be stopped"--Hippocrates
      • the semen begins to appear in males and to be emitted at the same time of life that the catamenia begin to flow in females"--Aristotle

  • against
    Abreast; opposite to; facing; towards; as, against the mouth of a river; -- in this sense often preceded by over.
    Jacob saw the angels of God come against him. Tyndale.

  • miscegenation
    • noun reproduction by parents of different races (especially by white and non-white persons)
      interbreeding; crossbreeding.

  • concerning
    • noun something that interests you because it is important or affects you
      • the safety of the ship is the captain's concern
    • noun an anxious feeling
      fear; care.
      • care had aged him
      • they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction

  • transgress
    • verb act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
      go against; infract; violate; break; offend; breach.
      • offend all laws of humanity
      • violate the basic laws or human civilization
      • break a law
      • break a promise
    • verb spread over land, especially along a subsiding shoreline
      • The sea transgresses along the West coast of the island

  • relating
    • verb make a logical or causal connection
      tie in; associate; colligate; link; connect; link up.
      • I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind
      • colligate these facts
      • I cannot relate these events at all
    • verb be relevant to
      touch on; pertain; have-to doe with; bear on; touch; come to; refer; concern.
      • There were lots of questions referring to her talk
      • My remark pertained to your earlier comments

  • dietary
    • noun a regulated daily food allowance
    • adjective of or relating to the diet
      dietetical; dietetic.
      • dietary restrictions

  • restricting
    • adjective satellite restricting the scope or freedom of action
      constraining; constrictive; confining; limiting.
    • verb place restrictions on
      restrict; curtail; curb; cut back.
      • curtail drinking in school

  • violating
    • verb fail to agree with; be in violation of; as of rules or patterns
      go against; break.
      • This sentence violates the rules of syntax
    • verb act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
      go against; infract; break; offend; breach; transgress.
      • offend all laws of humanity
      • violate the basic laws or human civilization
      • break a law
      • break a promise

  • forbid
    • verb command against
      prohibit; proscribe; disallow; veto; nix; interdict.
      • I forbid you to call me late at night
      • Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store
      • Dad nixed our plans
    • verb keep from happening or arising; make impossible
      prevent; preclude; foreclose; forestall.
      • My sense of tact forbids an honest answer
      • Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project

  • breaching
    • noun a failure to perform some promised act or obligation
    • noun an opening (especially a gap in a dike or fortification)

  • pertaining
    • verb be relevant to
      touch on; relate; have-to doe with; bear on; touch; come to; refer; concern.
      • There were lots of questions referring to her talk
      • My remark pertained to your earlier comments
    • verb be a part or attribute of
      appertain.

  • unbreakable
    • adjective impossible to break especially under ordinary usage
      • unbreakable plastic dinnerwear

  • associated
    • noun a person who joins with others in some activity or endeavor
      • he had to consult his associate before continuing
    • noun a friend who is frequently in the company of another
      familiar; comrade; fellow; companion.
      • drinking companions
      • comrades in arms

  • cultic
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  • taboos
    • noun a prejudice (especially in Polynesia and other South Pacific islands) that prohibits the use or mention of something because of its sacred nature
      tabu.
    • noun an inhibition or ban resulting from social custom or emotional aversion
      tabu.

  • strictest
    • adjective satellite rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard
      rigorous.
      • rigorous application of the law
      • a strict vegetarian
    • adjective satellite (of rules) stringently enforced
      hard-and-fast.
      • hard-and-fast rules

  • forbade
    • verb command against
      prohibit; proscribe; disallow; veto; nix; interdict.
      • I forbid you to call me late at night
      • Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store
      • Dad nixed our plans
    • verb keep from happening or arising; make impossible
      prevent; preclude; foreclose; forestall.
      • My sense of tact forbids an honest answer
      • Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project

  • exogamous
    • adjective characterized by or fit for fertilization by a flower that is not closely related
      exogamic.
    • adjective pertaining to or characterized by the custom of marrying only outside the limits of a clan or tribe
      exogamic.

  • governing
    • noun the act of governing; exercising authority
      administration; government activity; governance; government.
      • regulations for the governing of state prisons
      • he had considerable experience of government
    • verb bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations
      regularize; regularise; regulate; order; govern.
      • We cannot regulate the way people dress
      • This town likes to regulate

  • sexual
    • adjective of or relating to or characterized by sexuality
      • sexual orientation
      • sexual distinctions
    • adjective having or involving sex
      • sexual reproduction
      • sexual spores

  • regulating
    • noun the act of controlling or directing according to rule
      regulation.
      • fiscal regulations are in the hands of politicians
    • verb fix or adjust the time, amount, degree, or rate of
      regulate; modulate.
      • regulate the temperature
      • modulate the pitch

  • unspoken
    • adjective satellite expressed without speech
      wordless; tongueless; mute.
      • a mute appeal
      • a silent curse
      • best grief is tongueless"- Emily Dickinson
      • the words stopped at her lips unsounded
      • unspoken grief
      • choking exasperation and wordless shame"- Thomas Wolfe
    • adjective satellite not made explicit
      unexpressed; unstated; unverbalised; unvoiced; unuttered; unverbalized; unsaid.
      • the unexpressed terms of the agreement
      • things left unsaid
      • some kind of unspoken agreement
      • his action is clear but his reason remains unstated

  • connected
    • adjective satellite being joined in close association
      affiliated; attached.
      • affiliated clubs
      • all art schools whether independent or attached to universities
    • verb connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces
      tie; link; connect; link up.
      • Can you connect the two loudspeakers?
      • Tie the ropes together
      • Link arms

  • totem
    • noun a clan or tribe identified by their kinship to a common totemic object
    • noun emblem consisting of an object such as an animal or plant; serves as the symbol of a family or clan (especially among American Indians)

  • around
    • adverb in the area or vicinity
      about.
      • a few spectators standing about
      • hanging around
      • waited around for the next flight
    • adverb by a circular or circuitous route
      • He came all the way around the base
      • the road goes around the pond

  • breaking
    • noun the act of breaking something
      break; breakage.
      • the breakage was unavoidable
    • verb terminate
      interrupt; break.
      • She interrupted her pregnancy
      • break a lucky streak
      • break the cycle of poverty

  • exist
    • verb have an existence, be extant
      be.
      • Is there a God?
    • verb support oneself
      survive; live; subsist.
      • he could barely exist on such a low wage
      • Can you live on $2000 a month in New York City?
      • Many people in the world have to subsist on $1 a day

  • puritanical
    • adjective of or relating to Puritans or Puritanism
    • adjective satellite exaggeratedly proper
      prissy; square-toed; straight-laced; straitlaced; strait-laced; tight-laced; victorian; prudish; prim; straightlaced; priggish.
      • my straitlaced Aunt Anna doesn't approve of my miniskirts

  • attached
    • adjective satellite being joined in close association
      affiliated; connected.
      • affiliated clubs
      • all art schools whether independent or attached to universities
    • verb cause to be attached
      attach.

  • tribal
    • adjective relating to or characteristic of a tribe
      • tribal customs

  • restrict
    • verb place restrictions on
      curtail; curb; cut back.
      • curtail drinking in school
    • verb place under restrictions; limit access to
      • This substance is controlled

  • levitical
    Of or pertaining to a Levite or the Levites.
  • observed
    • adjective satellite discovered or determined by scientific observation
      discovered; ascertained.
      • variation in the ascertained flux depends on a number of factors
      • the discovered behavior norms
      • discovered differences in achievement
      • no explanation for the observed phenomena
    • verb discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of
      notice; observe; detect; find; discover.
      • She detected high levels of lead in her drinking water
      • We found traces of lead in the paint

  • violate
    • verb fail to agree with; be in violation of; as of rules or patterns
      go against; break.
      • This sentence violates the rules of syntax
    • verb act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
      go against; infract; break; offend; breach; transgress.
      • offend all laws of humanity
      • violate the basic laws or human civilization
      • break a law
      • break a promise

  • inhibiting
    • verb to put down by force or authority
      stamp down; subdue; suppress; curb; conquer.
      • suppress a nascent uprising
      • stamp down on littering
      • conquer one's desires
    • verb limit the range or extent of
      • Contact between the young was inhibited by strict social customs

  • caste
    • noun social status or position conferred by a system based on class
      • lose caste by doing work beneath one's station
    • noun (Hinduism) a hereditary social class among Hindus; stratified according to ritual purity

  • related
    • adjective being connected either logically or causally or by shared characteristics
      related to.
      • painting and the related arts
      • school-related activities
      • related to micelle formation is the...ability of detergent actives to congregate at oil-water interfaces
    • verb make a logical or causal connection
      tie in; associate; relate; colligate; link; connect; link up.
      • I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind
      • colligate these facts
      • I cannot relate these events at all

  • ingrained
    • adjective satellite (used especially of ideas or principles) deeply rooted; firmly fixed or held
      deep-rooted; deep-seated; planted; implanted.
      • deep-rooted prejudice
      • deep-seated differences of opinion
      • implanted convictions
      • ingrained habits of a lifetime
      • a deeply planted need
    • verb thoroughly work in
      grain; ingrain.
      • His hands were grained with dirt

  • prevented
    • verb keep from happening or arising; make impossible
      forbid; preclude; foreclose; forestall.
      • My sense of tact forbids an honest answer
      • Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project
    • verb stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state
      keep.
      • We must prevent the cancer from spreading
      • His snoring kept me from falling asleep
      • Keep the child from eating the marbles

  • cultural
    • adjective of or relating to the arts and manners that a group favors
      • cultural events
      • a person of broad cultural interests
    • adjective satellite denoting or deriving from or distinctive of the ways of living built up by a group of people
      ethnical; ethnic.
      • influenced by ethnic and cultural ties"- J.F.Kennedy
      • ethnic food

  • affecting
    • adjective satellite arousing affect
      poignant; touching.
      • the homecoming of the released hostages was an affecting scene
      • poignant grief cannot endure forever
      • his gratitude was simple and touching
    • verb have an effect upon
      impact; touch on; bear upon; bear on; touch; affect.
      • Will the new rules affect me?

  • stringent
    • adjective satellite demanding strict attention to rules and procedures
      rigorous; tight.
      • rigorous discipline
      • tight security
      • stringent safety measures

  • attaching
    • verb cause to be attached
    • verb be attached; be in contact with

  • strict
    • adjective satellite rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard
      rigorous.
      • rigorous application of the law
      • a strict vegetarian
    • adjective satellite (of rules) stringently enforced
      hard-and-fast.
      • hard-and-fast rules

  • instilled
    • verb impart gradually
      transfuse.
      • Her presence instilled faith into the children
      • transfuse love of music into the students
    • verb enter drop by drop
      instil.
      • instill medication into my eye



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