The correct answer is condemn.
B. collect one's thoughts
C. put into written form
D. dictate to a secretary
The correct answer is (A) To condemn; to denounce as harmful. To put (someone) outside the protection of the law; to outlaw (a person); to banish or exile; to reject.
Proscribe comes from Latin proscribere (to announce a punishment publicly).
Examples of use:
- Dumping toxic waste is proscribed in most jurisdictions.
- Such practices are proscribed in the central core of the city.