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synonyms for curses

  • blame
  • castigation
  • censure
  • curse
  • defamation
  • derision
  • hosing
  • insults
  • invective
  • knifing
  • libel
  • obloquy
  • opprobrium
  • put down
  • quinine
  • reproach
  • revilement
  • scolding
  • signifying
  • slander
  • swearing
  • tirade
  • upbraiding
  • vilification
  • vituperation
  • bad-mouthing
  • kicking around
  • pushing around

antonyms for curses

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  • approval
  • commendation
  • compliment
  • exaltation
  • flattery
  • praise
  • acclamation
  • adulation
  • aid
  • help
  • plaudit
  • preservation
  • respect
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How to use curses in a sentence

But all of this is in contradiction to the curses of Jahveh on the serpent, and on those to whom the serpent brought wisdom.
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
He heard men speak his name in tones of kindness, whose lips on the morrow would deal out curses.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Curses light upon your head, and black death upon your heart, you imp!
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
The men of his company, roaring curses at the Frenchmen, prepare to receive and repel a thundering charge of French cuirassiers.
LITTLE TRAVELS AND ROADSIDE SKETCHESWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
He also invokes blessing on those who should preserve and respect his monument, and curses those who should injure or remove it.
THE OLDEST CODE OF LAWS IN THE WORLDHAMMURABI, KING OF BABYLON
Muttering curses, and swaying uncertainly on his feet, Talpers seized his hat and rushed from the house.
MYSTERY RANCHARTHUR CHAPMAN
But there are days when the curses of all the fools mount to one's brain, and then one implores one's old friend, Sainte-Beuve.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, HIS LIFETHOPHILE GAUTIER
It checked the curses on the other's thick lips; it froze Harkness to a rigid statue in the darkness of his little room.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, MAY, 1931VARIOUS
Then, as the curses and ribaldry died away, he emerged slowly as from beneath a stupefying load.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
From the benches came countless curses and jeers—Frankish and Arabic; he heeded none.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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