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synonyms for imprecation

  • curse
  • malediction
  • swearing
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How to use imprecation in a sentence

But that he was helpless, befooled, he recognized; and with a final muttered imprecation he turned and slowly descended the stair.
DOPESAX ROHMER
Imprecation is seldom absent from these incursions, being, in fact, urgently needed to do duty for closer argumentation.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
He blessed his reverence's four bones, his favorite imprecation of the benevolent kind.
IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO MENDCHARLES READE
With a muttered imprecation, Hawley snatched at the letter, but Matt stepped back quickly and thrust the missive behind him.
MOTOR MATT'S DARING, OR, TRUE TO HIS FRIENDSSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
It proved to be the party, for they heard a low growling imprecation from Green as he stumbled over some object.
THE RANGER BOYS AND THE BORDER SMUGGLERSCLAUDE A. LABELLE
It must have been an efficacious imprecation as the country roundabout looks like a desert waste.
ITALIAN HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARFRANCIS MILTOUN
Operatic handcuffs—a most humane contrivance—with long links, to permit of the freest facilities for entreaty and imprecation.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 103, OCTOBER 29, 1892VARIOUS
If they have sworn to a falsehood, and if the imprecation falls on their heads, they perish, and the matter ends.
THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE EPISTLE TO THE HEBREWSTHOMAS CHARLES EDWARDS
The only sound was a muttered imprecation from the landlady as she stumbled into something in her search for the light.
THIRTYHOWARD VINCENT O'BRIEN
But they went below,—mumbling many an imprecation upon the head of the crafty Robert Surcouf.
FAMOUS PRIVATEERSMEN AND ADVENTURERS OF THE SEACHARLES H. L. JOHNSTON
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WORDS RELATED TO IMPRECATION

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