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 for Forbidden fruit
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Forbidden \For*bid"den\, a.
     Prohibited; interdicted.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           I know no spells, use no forbidden arts. --Milton.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Forbidden fruit.
     (a) Any coveted unlawful pleasure, -- so called with
         reference to the forbidden fruit of the Garden of Eden.
     (b) (Bot.) A small variety of shaddock ({Citrus decumana).
         The name is given in different places to several
         varieties of Citrus fruits.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Shaddock \Shad"dock\, n. [Said to be so called from a Captain
     Shaddock, who first brought this fruit from the East Indies.]
     (Bot.)
     A tree ({Citrus decumana) and its fruit, which is a large
     species of orange; -- called also forbidden fruit, and
     pompelmous.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  forbidden fruit
      n 1: originally an apple from the tree of knowledge of good and
           evil in the Garden of Eden; it is now used to refer to
           anything that is tempting but dangerous (as sexuality)

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  93 Moby Thesaurus words for "forbidden fruit":
     Eighteenth Amendment, Prohibition Party, Volstead Act, agacerie,
     allure, allurement, ambition, appeal, attraction, attractiveness,
     ban, beguilement, beguiling, bewitchery, bewitchment, blandishment,
     cajolery, captivation, catch, charisma, charm, charmingness,
     come-hither, contraband, dearest wish, denial, desideration,
     desideratum, desire, disallowance, embargo, enchantment,
     enthrallment, enticement, entrapment, exclusion, fascination,
     flirtation, forbiddance, forbidding, glamour, glimmering goal,
     golden vision, hope, index, index expurgatorius,
     index librorum prohibitorum, inducement, inhibition, injunction,
     interdict, interdiction, interdictum, interest, inveiglement,
     invitation, law, lodestone, magnet, magnetism, no-no, plum,
     preclusion, prevention, prize, prohibition, prohibitory injunction,
     proscription, refusal, rejection, repression,
     restrictive covenants, ruling out, seducement, seduction,
     seductiveness, sex appeal, snaring, statute, sumptuary laws,
     suppression, taboo, tantalization, temptation, tree of knowledge,
     trophy, winning ways, winsomeness, wish, witchery, wooing, zoning,
     zoning laws
  
  

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