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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Of or relating to the calling down of a curse.

Usage examples (14)
  • In the following maledictory address from Ph. Fletcher's 2nd eclogue, st.
  • After that, the performer instantly departs with maledictory expressions, and is never heard of more.
  • These pantaloons were made of a goat's skin; the long white wool, inches in length, left on and hanging down below the knees of the man, gave him a Pan-like look, and with the...
  • Lena's maledictory epistle had added brimstone to the fire. for more
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