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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
Seen thus poverty became rather a blessing than a curse, or at least a dispensation prescribing the proper lot of man.
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
A child, under exactly similar circumstances as far as its knowledge goes, cannot very well curse God and die.
He was given no reply save a muttered curse, a command to hold his tongue, and an angry tug at his tied arms.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
And then he walked about the room, reflecting on the curse of his life—his besetting sin—irresolution.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
The Jesuit expatiated on the curse of heaven, which now manifested itself on the head of the Duke in every relation of his life.
Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
With a groan and a curse the guerrilla chieftain yielded himself a prisoner.

WORDS RELATED TO THE CURSE

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machinateverb (used with or without object) | [mak-uh-neyt ]SEE DEFINITION