malediction


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Synonyms for malediction

a denunciation invoking a wish or threat of evil or injury

Synonyms for malediction

the act of calling down a curse that invokes evil (and usually serves as an insult)

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The long, barbed steel goblets were lifted; and to cries and maledictions against the white whale, the spirits were simultaneously quaffed down with a hiss.
And I left him, muttering maledictions against his evil angel.
Thus "the unconscious" becomes a sort of underground prisoner, living in a dungeon, breaking in at long intervals upon our daylight respectability with dark groans and maledictions and strange atavistic lusts.
Over at the major networks, news broadcast practices, like the malediction that has descended upon the land, are bereft of any reforms.
The narrator observes, "If he had chosen to look back, which he did not, he could have seen the spire of Much Nadderby, and, seeing it, might have uttered a malediction [my emphasis] on the inhospitable little hotel which, though obviously empty, had refused him a bed" (1).
Ce fleau qui, comme par un effet de mode, s'est repandu par on ne sait quelle malediction.
Et c'est a travers son nouveau roman [beaucoup moins que] Le secret des Girelles [beaucoup plus grand que], paru aux editions ANEP, que Amina Makahli, a partage avec les lecteurs cette histoire pour, comme l'a si bien mentionne dans sa preface, [beaucoup moins que] rompre la chaine de la malediction et .
Raquel Fortun on her pregnancy, which she called a form of malediction.
Maybe it is a malediction because it is not open to other towns, making it geographically isolated in terms of lack of participation in development projects with other towns, but it is a blessing because it preserves its rural character in terms of calmness, environment, and uniqueness.
31, 2014 to predict how the centennial anniversary of the Armenian genocide would take place and how the malediction of our century-old failure to face the facts would continue.
D'autres cas sont plus complexes, comme precisement le vers de l'Eneide, ou Didon prononce sa malediction contre Enee (vv.
If someone makes a malediction, what have they done?
6] SILA4=ya gipandanzi [much less than]On fait le rite sacrificiel zurki du dupgahi- de la malediction devant le fieuve, on fait le sacrifice avec un Poisson et un agneau pour les objets de la reineo Cette sequence rituelle est suivie d'une incantation reclamant la neutralisation du mal qui pourrait etre responsable de 1' impurete du cotrunanciitaire du rituel: la [much less than]mauvaise paroleo, la malediction, le parjure (pour redition du texte, voir R.
Par exemple, nous rappelons la malediction paternelle, lourde comme les rochers, chaude comme le feu, presente dans la ballade Voichita.
It was an agonising way to lose, but it was not the only anguish the Eagles suffered during a nightmare end to the 2012/13 season that must have left some wondering whether Guttmann's malediction had now stretched to cover all competitions.