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The breezes that blew around his mouth in that walk carried off upon them the accents of a commination.

In that hour that earlier form of absolution will reverse itself on his lips into one of commination.

Then Oliver had a try; but in a minute he, too, was reciting the commination service.

This is as it should be, enabling a sound Briton to go to church, without praying for the Commination Service.

They have held Commination Services, recited mantras, and cursed us solemnly for days.


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On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to commination, such as: anathema, condemnation, curse, denunciation, diatribe, and excommunication.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.