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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A threat of divine punishment or vengeance; Prayers proclaiming God's anger against sinners.

Usage examples (31)
  • It has a kind of commination appropriate to itself alone.
  • That fountain-threat and commination whence all others flow, Gen. ii.
  • There is in this commination an appearance of severity beyond the rule established, Exod. xx.
  • Lest, however, this commination should not prove terrible enough, the examples of Belshazzar and others were judiciously subjoined. for more
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