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Forebode, Forbid; Prohibition, Foreboding, Forbidding

Forebode, Forbid; Prohibition, Foreboding, Forbidding
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“I’m not born again, I-'m not Kabbalah, God forbid, but I did have an experience hitting 30 that I needed to lean on something that assured me that...

“I’m not born again, I'm not Kabbalah, God forbid, but I did have an experience hitting 30 that I needed to lean on something that assured me that everything is going to be okay.

I had to regain a lot of my belief in fairy tales, in happy endings.” –Rufus Wainwright
Forebode is a verb meaning predicting something, foretelling, anticipating, prognosticating, presaging.

What forebodes you are sensing?
Foreboding is a noun meaning a feeling of evil to come, a premonition, presentiment, and boding.

Foreboding is an unfavourable omen.

Foreboding is also an adjective meaning ominously prophetic, and a portentous.

Forebodingly is an adverb: in a foreboding manner.

Forebode is also an obsolete form of noun meaning prognostication.

Forebody is a noun meaning the front of a vehicle, thorax, and part of the vessel.

“Love gives insight, Maggie, and insight often gives foreboding. Listen to me, let me supply you with books; do let me see you sometimes, be your brother and teacher, as you said at Lorton.

It is less wrong that you should see me than that you should be committing this long suicide.” –The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot Forbid is a verb meaning to do or to say something is not allowed (it is forbidden to misbehave in the public places but it is not a prohibition unless someone outrages the decency in the public place).

What is forbidden to, what is forbidden to say or act are stopped by oneself or personal authority but not by the law which is the case in the case of prohibition.

Prohibition makes in many countries on a periodic basis: something is banned or prohibited and lifted.

In India, prohibition of alcohol assumes political and public importance: sale of alcohol is prohibited, or the prohibition is lifted!

Prohibit, prohibits, prohibiting, prohibited are verbs, and prohibition is a noun and prohibitive is an adjective.

The difference between forbidding and prohibiting (forbid and prohibit) is that when something is prohibited and if someone violates it, he or she is liable to punishment according to the rule of law: legal and police officers can act upon him or her because they have violated the prohibition – smoking.

Smoking in public places is prohibited in many countries but if anyone smokes then he or she is punished.

Prohibit also refers to a situation or something that is almost impossible to scale, impossible to overcome.

The rising prices of houses are prohibiting the working class and lower-middle class families from buying one.
-Kovuuri G Reddy

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