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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Utter obscenities or profanities; Wish harm upon.

Usage examples (33)
  • Oh, earth! how often did I imprecate curses on the cause of my being!
  • Beset as he has been on all sides, he could not refrain, and would only imprecate patience till he shall again have
  • And for (the truth of) these things, I am willing to imprecate my children, both these and those I have had later, wherever you may please.
  • But I threw myself at her feet, and took hold of her reluctant hand, and began to imprecate, avow, to promise — But thus the passionate beauty, interrupting me, went on: for more
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