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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of calling down a curse that invokes evil (and usually serves as an insult); A slanderous accusation.

Usage examples (34)
  • Then, with a stuttered imprecation, he turned and fled.
  • A torrent of imprecation rose to his lips, but he left it unuttered.
  • The peasant abruptly halted, also turned, and a fierce imprecation escaped his lips.
  • Meanwhile Mr. Krone, with an imprecation, declares he has power to elect his candidate to the Senate. for more
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