Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases

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760. Permission -- N. permission, leave; allowance, sufferance; tolerance, toleration; liberty, law, license, concession, grace; indulgence &c (lenity) 740; favor, dispensation, exemption, release; connivance; vouchsafement † .

761. Prohibition -- N. prohibition, inhibition; veto, disallowance; interdict, interdiction; injunction, estoppel [Law] ; embargo, ban, taboo, proscription; index expurgatorius [Lat.] ; restriction &c (restraint) 751; hindrance &c 706; forbidden fruit; Maine law [U.S.] .

762. Consent -- N. consent; assent &c 488; acquiescence; approval &c 931; compliance, agreement, concession; yieldance † , yieldingness † ; accession, acknowledgment, acceptance, agnition † .

763. Offer -- N. offer, proffer, presentation, tender, bid, overture; proposal, proposition; motion, invitation; candidature; offering &c (gift) 784.

764. Refusal -- N. refusal, rejection; noncompliance, incompliance † ; denial; declining &c v.; declension; declinature † ; peremptory refusal, flat refusal, point blank refusal; repulse, rebuff; discountenance.

765. Request -- N. request, requisition; claim &c (demand) 741; petition, suit, prayer; begging letter, round robin.

766. [Negative request.] Deprecation -- N. deprecation, expostulation; intercession, mediation, protest, remonstrance.

767. Petitioner -- N. petitioner, solicitor, applicant; suppliant, supplicant; suitor, candidate, claimant, postulant, aspirant, competitor, bidder; place hunter, pot hunter; prizer † ; seeker.