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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The object of cursing or detestation; An appeal to some supernatural power to inflict evil on someone or some group; Hate coupled with disgust.

Usage examples (32)
  • You shall become an execration, a horror, a curse, and a taunt.
  • Noun : The execrations of the prophet terrified the sinful multitude
  • Cheerfulness is the mainspring of discipline, and the desire to reward merit while crime is held in execration, ought ever to be the delight of the officer.
  • The dam is torn down with emphasis and execration. for more
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