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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).

More Vocab Words

::: panegyric - formal praise; encomium; Ex. I don't deserve such panegyrics.
::: supernumerary - person or thing excess of what is necessary; extra; ADJ: additional to the usual or necessary number
::: abusive - coarsely insulting; physically harmful
::: knead - mix; work dough; mix and work into a uniform mass (with the hands); Ex. knead dough
::: clich - \'e phrase dulled in meaning by repetition; platitude; ADJ. clich\'ed
::: manifold - many in number or kind; numerous; varied
::: accede - agree
::: responsiveness - state of reacting readily to appeals, orders, etc.; ADJ. responsive: readily reacting; Ex. responsive to treatment
::: wrangle - quarrel noisily; obtain through arguing; herd cattle; N.
::: assumption - something taken for granted; the taking over or taking possession of; Ex. her assumption of power; V. assume