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Another word for curse

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Noun
  1. A denunciation invoking a wish or threat of evil or injury

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    words

  2. Something or someone believed to bring bad luck

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    luck

  3. A cause of suffering or harm

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    help

  4. A profane or obscene term

Verb
  1. To invoke evil or injury upon

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    words

  2. To bring bad luck or evil to

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    luck

  3. To bring great harm or suffering to

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    help

    attack

  4. To use profane or obscene language

Another word for curse

Synonym Study

  • Anathematize strictly refers to the formal utterance of solemn condemnation by ecclesiastical authority, but in general use suggests vehement denunciation of a person or thing viewed as detestable
  • Imprecate suggests the calling down of calamity on someone, esp. from a desire for revenge
  • Execrate suggests cursing prompted by great anger or abhorrence
  • Damn carries the same general meaning but, in strict usage, implies the use of the word ``damn"" in the curse he damned his enemies = he said, ``Damn my enemies!""
  • Curse is the general word for calling down evil or injury on someone or something