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Synonyms for curse

Synonyms for curse

a denunciation invoking a wish or threat of evil or injury

something or someone believed to bring bad luck

a cause of suffering or harm

a profane or obscene term

to invoke evil or injury upon

to bring bad luck or evil to

to use profane or obscene language

Synonyms for curse

profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger

an appeal to some supernatural power to inflict evil on someone or some group

an evil spell

something causing misery or death

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a severe affliction

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heap obscenities upon

exclude from a church or a religious community

References in classic literature ?
Jimmie arose painfully from the ground and confronting his father, began to curse him.
Gentlemen, the Duke does really feel the bitterness about the curse that he uttered just now.
Why doesn't he conceal the family curse better, if he's really so ashamed of it?
I don't suggest you're either more snobbish or more morbid than the rest of us: but don't you feel in a vague way that a genuine old family curse is rather a fine thing to have?
He doesn't conceal his wig, he doesn't conceal his blood, he doesn't conceal his family curse, he doesn't conceal the family crimes--but--"
He really was morbid about it; and it is likely enough that he did invoke it as a kind of curse in the violent scene (which undoubtedly happened) in which he struck Green with the decanter.
This so disconcerted the squire, that he snatched the muff from her, and with a hearty curse threw it into the fire.
The curse may pass your lips,' said Edward, 'but it will be but empty breath.
But the world is full of places, people and things believed to be blighted by ancient curses.
The current study was designed to examine beliefs in sport curses by investigating fan perceptions of the Red Sox Curse.
Sources have told the Irish Sunday Mirror that some of the African priests who place the curses on people trafficked into prostitution have no idea what they are doing, while a number of others are working directly with the evil gangs.
And talking of curses, the cancellations set singer-songwriter Julie Matthews thinking.
Article 374 stipulates that a suspect faces a maximum of three years in jail or Dh30,000 fine if he/she curses a public servant because of his/her post.
Sometimes these curses have a picture of a person bound up, sometimes even with snakes," says Hollmann.
Thus, banishment remains a consistent feature of saharsubbu curses.