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CURSE





Definition:

  1. [noun] profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger; "expletives were deleted"
    Synonyms: word, expletive, oath, swearing, swearword, cuss

  2. [noun] an appeal to some supernatural power to inflict evil on someone or some group
    Synonyms: execration, condemnation

  3. [noun] an evil spell; "a witch put a curse on his whole family"; "he put the whammy on me"
    Synonyms: hex, jinx, whammy

  4. [noun] something causes misery or death; "the bane of my life"
    Synonyms: bane, scourge, nemesis

  5. [noun] a severe affliction
    Synonyms: torment

  6. [verb] utter obscenities or profanities; "The drunken men were cursing loudly in the street"
    Synonyms: cuss, blaspheme, swear, imprecate

  7. [verb] heap obscenities upon; "The taxi driver who felt he didn't get a high enough tip cursed the passenger"

  8. [verb] wish harm upon; invoke evil upon; "The bad witch cursed the child"
    Synonyms: beshrew, damn, bedamn, anathemize, anathemise, imprecate, maledict

  9. [verb] exclude from a church or a religious community; "The gay priest was excommunicated when he married his partner"
    Synonyms: excommunicate

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