Roget's Thesaurus: Entry 766 (Negative request)

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

V. deprecate, protest, expostulate, enter a protest, intercede for; remonstrate.

Adj. deprecatory, expostulatory[obs], intercessory, mediatorial[obs].

deprecated, protested.

unsought, unbesought[obs]; unasked &c. (see ask &c. 765).

Int. cry you mercy! God forbid! forbid it Heaven! Heaven forefend, Heaven forbid! far be it from! hands off! &c. (prohibition) 761; please don't.