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Synonyms for anathematize

to invoke evil or injury upon

Synonyms for anathematize

curse or declare to be evil or anathema or threaten with divine punishment

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His movement hoped to be accepted as the near contemporary Franciscans were but was anathematised and fiercely persecuted.
Is he to be anathematised for rebelling against his father, Henry II, in alliance with Philip Augustus, destined to prove his bitterest and most unscrupulous opponent?
What my female students found particularly oppressive was the second part of the same canon: "If, after receiving ordination and spending some time in the ministry, she despises God's grace and gets married, such a person is to be anathematised along with her spouse.
Not to mince words, however, Blair and his disciples deserve to be anathematised, if only because of the Iraq war of 2003, and the clear duplicity surrounding the decision of the then British government to wage war at the time.
A year later the final break occurred when a papal delegate in Constantinople, the equally narrow-minded Cardinal Humbert of Silva Candida, acted with great arrogance and finally left on the altar of Hagia Sophia (Church of the Holy Wisdom) a document which anathematised the Patriarchate.
These metaphors are steeped in the folklore of eighteenth-century France; in the fairy-stories of Perrault and Grimm, compendia of tales passed orally across the centuries, it is these same animals that are anathematised.
How could he live in a `land of schismatics' at the expense of `an anathematised Patriarch'?