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synonyms for execration

  • abhorrence
  • abomination
  • anathema
  • blasphemy
  • condemnation
  • contempt
  • curse
  • damnation
  • denunciation
  • detestation
  • excoriation
  • hatred
  • imprecation
  • loathing
  • malediction
  • odium
  • profanity
  • swearing
  • vilification
  • cursing
  • cussing
  • detesting
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antonyms for execration

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  • approval
  • blessing
  • compliment
  • love
  • praise
  • regard
  • respect
  • liking
  • loving
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How to use execration in a sentence

Many of the Girondists in the Assembly gave vehement but unavailing utterance to their execration of the massacres.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
A howl of execration burst forth, but it was stayed by the entrance of two people from the private portion of the palace.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
A violent reaction took place on the accession of Decius, whose name became an object of execration to mankind.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
The Greek word has become blended with the Hebrew phrase, and the compound used as a formula of execration.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 196, JULY 30, 1853VARIOUS
In a succession of libels Spencer Cowper was held up to the execration of the public.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
Every one spoke of the Revolution with execration, and of the Emperor with satisfaction.
TRAVELS THROUGH THE SOUTH OF FRANCE AND THE INTERIOR OF PROVINCES OF PROVENCE AND LANGUEDOC IN THE YEARS 1807 AND 1808LT-COL. PINKNEY
They will understand why he wished to denounce him to the execration of posterity.
MY RECOLLECTIONS OF LORD BYRONTERESA GUICCIOLI
Stover hurriedly dipped in a spoon, tasted it and uttered an execration.
THE VARMINTOWEN JOHNSON
He blinked about him, set both fists on his hips, and then flung an oath of all-comprehensive execration at sea and sky and ship.
CURSEDGEORGE ALLAN ENGLAND
The man who fired was Don Pedro, and he turned from the loophole with a savage execration at his failure.
A MIDDY OF THE KINGHARRY COLLINGWOOD
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WORDS RELATED TO EXECRATION

  • ban
  • censure
  • commination
  • condemnation
  • curse
  • damnation
  • denunciation
  • excommunication
  • execration
  • imprecation
  • malediction
  • proscription
  • reprehension
  • reprobation
  • reproof
  • taboo
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