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  • nounhateful, swearing remark
  • nounmisfortune wished upon someone
  • verbswear

synonyms for curse

  • bane
  • expletive
  • obscenity
  • profanity
  • whammy
  • anathema
  • ban
  • blasphemy
  • commination
  • cursing
  • cussing
  • damning
  • denunciation
  • execration
  • fulmination
  • imprecation
  • malediction
  • oath
  • obloquy
  • profanation
  • sacrilege
  • swearing
  • vilification
  • cuss word
  • dirty name
  • dirty word
  • double whammy
  • four-letter word
  • malison
  • naughty words
  • no-no
  • objuration
  • swear word
See also synonyms for: cursed / curses / cursing
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antonyms for curse

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  • compliment
  • piety
  • praise
  • reverence
  • peace
  • help
  • comfort
  • fortune
  • benefit
  • good fortune
  • blessing
  • praise
  • compliment
  • aid
  • contentment
  • happiness
  • boon
  • advantage
  • good luck
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    How to use curse in a sentence

    If there really was a curse, he should have been one of its first victims.
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    The Jazz will use wings and forwards to set ball screens and confuse defenders, but the lion’s share of Mitchell’s attack involves a partnership with Gobert that’s both a gift and a curse.
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    Your already-simmering emotions leap into overdrive, and you lay on the horn and shout curses no one can hear.
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    With their curse lifted, the Red Sox just kept winning over the next decade and a half.
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    These mummies come complete with mazes and hieroglyphs and maybe a curse or two.
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    Seen thus poverty became rather a blessing than a curse, or at least a dispensation prescribing the proper lot of man.
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    A child, under exactly similar circumstances as far as its knowledge goes, cannot very well curse God and die.
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    He was given no reply save a muttered curse, a command to hold his tongue, and an angry tug at his tied arms.
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    And then he walked about the room, reflecting on the curse of his life—his besetting sin—irresolution.
    ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
    The Jesuit expatiated on the curse of heaven, which now manifested itself on the head of the Duke in every relation of his life.
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    WORDS RELATED TO CURSE

    • anathema
    • aversion
    • bother
    • curse
    • detestation
    • evil
    • horror
    • nuisance
    • plague
    • shame
    • torment
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.