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Vocabulary Word

Word: imprecation

Definition: curse; swearword


Sentences Containing 'imprecation'

It appeared, in answer to my inquiries, that nobody had the least idea of the etymology of this terrible verb passive to be gormed; but that they all regarded it as constituting a most solemn imprecation.
The Prophet heard Umayr's imprecation and said: "No, no, don't do (such a thing).

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