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Word: malediction

Definition: curse


Sentences Containing 'malediction'

Five minutes afterwards the piano resounded to the touch of Mademoiselled'Armilly's fingers, and Mademoiselle Danglars was singing Brabantio's malediction on Desdemona.

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