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But now there is scarcely a tongue in all New England that does not imprecate curses on his name.
GRANDFATHER'S CHAIRNATHANIEL HAWTHORNE
He ceased to imprecate only when, by repetition, his oaths became too inexpressive to be worth while.
THE EAGLE'S HEARTHAMLIN GARLAND
Further, he made the priests imprecate curses on any one who had dealings with the Persians or deserted the Greek cause.
PLUTARCH'S LIVES, VOLUME IIAUBREY STEWART & GEORGE LONG
Bowing my head to think—to pray—to imprecate, I lost all sense of time and place.
HERALDS OF EMPIREAGNES C. LAUT
At a very early period, he, in drinking, would imprecate vengeance upon "the head of him who ever lived to wear a halter."
THE PIRATES OWN BOOKCHARLES ELLMS
To imprecate evil on any living being seems to them unchristian, barbarous, a relic of dark ages and dark superstitions.
TOWN AND COUNTRY SERMONSCHARLES KINGSLEY
I know not what I ought to imprecate on the wretches who had spread a report of your death.
LETTERS OF JOHN CALVIN, VOLUME II (OF 4)JULES BONNET
There was nothing for him to resent, nothing for him to imprecate but his own folly.
THE ALASKANJAMES OLIVER CURWOOD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO IMPRECATE

  • accurse
  • anathematize
  • be foul-mouthed
  • bedamn
  • blaspheme
  • cuss
  • damn
  • execrate
  • flame
  • imprecate
  • take name in vain
  • talk dirty
  • use bad language
  • utter profanity
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