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curse



I - noun
1. profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger (Freq. 5)
- expletives were deleted
Syn:
curse word, expletive, oath, swearing, swearword, cuss
Derivationally related forms:
cuss (for: cuss), swear (for: swearing)
Hypernyms:
profanity
2. an appeal to some supernatural power to inflict evil on someone or some group (Freq. 1)
Syn:
execration, condemnation
Derivationally related forms:
execrate (for: execration)
Hypernyms:
denunciation, denouncement
Hyponyms:
anathema, imprecation, malediction
3. an evil spell (Freq. 1)
- a witch put a curse on his whole family
- he put the whammy on me
Syn:
hex, jinx, whammy
Derivationally related forms:
jinx (for: jinx), hex (for: hex)
Hypernyms:
spell, magic spell, magical spell, charm
4. something causing misery or death
- the bane of my life
Syn:
bane, scourge, nemesis
Derivationally related forms:
scourge (for: scourge)
Hypernyms:
affliction
5. a severe affliction
Syn:
torment
Hypernyms:
affliction

II - verb
1. utter obscenities or profanities (Freq. 17)
- The drunken men were cursing loudly in the street
Syn:
cuss, blaspheme, swear, imprecate
Derivationally related forms:
swearer (for: swear), swearing (for: swear), cuss (for: cuss)
Hypernyms:
express, verbalize, verbalise, utter, give tongue to
Verb Group:
blaspheme
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s
2. heap obscenities upon (Freq. 10)
- The taxi driver who felt he didn't get a high enough tip cursed the passenger
Hypernyms:
abuse, clapperclaw, blackguard, shout
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody
- They want to curse the prisoners
3. wish harm upon;
invoke evil upon (Freq. 2)
- The bad witch cursed the child
Syn:
beshrew, damn, bedamn, anathemize, anathemise,
imprecate, maledict
Ant:
bless
Derivationally related forms:
malediction (for: maledict), imprecation (for: imprecate), damnatory (for: damn), damnation (for: damn)
Hypernyms:
raise, conjure, conjure up, invoke, evoke,
stir, call down, arouse, bring up, put forward, call forth
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody
4. exclude from a church or a religious community
- The gay priest was excommunicated when he married his partner
Syn:
excommunicate, unchurch
Ant:
communicate (for: excommunicate)
Derivationally related forms:
excommunication (for: excommunicate)
Hypernyms:
exclude, keep out, shut out, shut
Verb Group:
excommunicate
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s somebody
- Something ----s somebody

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