Synonyms for imprecate
- be foul-mouthed
- take name in vain
- talk dirty
- use bad language
- utter profanity
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR IMPRECATE
There was nothing for him to resent, nothing for him to imprecate but his own folly.
But now there is scarcely a tongue in all New England that does not imprecate curses on his name.
To imprecate evil on any living being seems to them unchristian, barbarous, a relic of dark ages and dark superstitions.
I know not what I ought to imprecate on the wretches who had spread a report of your death.
He ceased to imprecate only when, by repetition, his oaths became too inexpressive to be worth while.
Bowing my head to think—to pray—to imprecate, I lost all sense of time and place.
1610s, probably a back-formation from imprecation. Related: Imprecated; imprecating; imprecatory (1580s).
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR IMPRECATE
- cast out
- complain of
- cry down
- fulminate against
- inveigle against
- object to
- thunder against