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Something that is completely the opposite of what you believe in. A formal ecclesiastical curse accompanied by excommunication; A detested person..

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  • He is an anathema to me
  • He is an anathema to me
  • I'm just excited I used the word anathema in a sentence!
  • The word anathema frequently occurs in St. Paul's writings, and is generally translated accused.
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