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Imprecation

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CIDE DICTIONARY

Imprecationn. [L. imprecatio: cf. F. imprécation.].
     The act of imprecating, or invoking evil upon any one; a prayer that a curse or calamity may fall on any one; a curse.  [1913 Webster]
    "Men cowered like slaves before such horrid imprecations."
Syn. -- Malediction; curse; execration; anathema. See Malediction.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Imprecation, n.
1 a spoken curse; a malediction.
2 imprecating.

THESAURUS

Imprecation

adjuration, anathema, appeal, application, ban, beseechment, bid, blasphemy, call, clamor, commination, cry, curse, cursing, cussing, damnation, denunciation, entreaty, evil eye, excommunication, execration, fulmination, hex, imploration, imploring, invocation, invocatory plea, malediction, malison, malocchio, obsecration, obtestation, orison, petition, plea, prayer, profanity, proscription, rogation, suit, supplication, swearing, thundering, whammy

ROGET THESAURUS

Imprecation

Request

N request, requisition, claim, petition, suit, prayer, begging letter, round robin, motion, overture, application, canvass, address, appeal, apostrophe, imprecation, rogation, proposal, proposition, orison, incantation, mendicancy, asking, begging, postulation, solicitation, invitation, entreaty, importunity, supplication, instance, impetration, imploration, obsecration, obtestation, invocation, interpellation, requesting, precatory, suppliant, supplicant, supplicatory, postulant, obsecratory, importunate, clamorous, urgent, cap in hand, on one's knees, on one's bended knees, on one's marrowbones, prithee, do, please, pray, be so good as, be good enough, have the goodness, vouchsafe, will you, I pray thee, if you please, Int, for God's sake!, for heaven's sake!, for goodness' sake!, for mercy's sake!, Dieu vous garde, dirigenos Domine, would you be so kind as to.

Malediction

N malediction, malison, curse, imprecation, denunciation, execration, anathema, ban, proscription, excommunication, commination, thunders of the Vatican, fulmination, maranatha, aspersion, disparagement, vilification, vituperation, abuse, foul language, bad language, strong language, unparliamentary language, billingsgate, sauce, evil speaking, cursing, profane swearing, oath, foul invective, ribaldry, rude reproach, scurrility, threat, more bark than bite, invective, cursing, cursed, Int, woe to!, beshrew!, ruat coelum!, ill betide, woe betide, confusion seize!, damn!, damn it!, damn you!, damn you to hell!, go to hell!, go to blazes!, confound!, blast!, curse!, devil take!, hang!, out with!, a plague upon!, out upon!, aroynt!, honi soit!, parbleu!, delenda est Carthago.


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