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im·pre·ca·tion / ˌimpriˈkāshən/ • n. formal a spoken curse: she hurled her imprecations at anyone who might be listening. DERIVATIVES: im·pre·ca·to·ry / ˈimprikəˌtôrē/ adj.

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Cursing

Cursing. The reverse side of blessing, and therefore believed to bring actual power to bear. For that reason, casual cursing is as much disapproved of as is the taking of oaths which bring the name of God into disrepute, or, even more, which imply a claim to control the power of God.

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imprecation

imprecation invocation of evil. XVI. — L. imprecātiō, -ōn-, f. imprecārī (whence imprecate XVII), f. IM-1 + precārī PRAY; see -ATE2, -ATION.
So imprecatory XVI. — medL.

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