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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

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The aesthetics of blessing and cursing: Literary and iconographic dimensions of Hebrew and Aramaic blessing and curse texts.
But reinsurers who factor the Curse into underwriting practices are best positioned to write business profitably.
Tony Golossian and Arthur Tsichogius are alleged to have taken pounds 45,000 from the woman since 2001 for "prayer sessions" to lift the curse.
Following its debut in May 2004, Reverse the Curse sold out in stores almost as quickly as it could be manufactured.
I should know, being from one of the Romany families who lived on the Patch many years ago and were ruled by Romany Queen Sentinia Henty Smith who has put the curse on anyone who damages the park.
Wisdom and foolishness, curses and blessings are laid side by side that we might learn the difference, even if our "heart is devious" (v.
The inscription began, 'I curse their heads and all the hairs on their head; I curse their face, their brain, their mouth, their nose, their tongue, their teeth, their forehead.
Not knowing the reason why this spell was cast on her family, Emma travels back in time to when it was imposed to find out how to break the curse before she celebrates her birthday and her engagement to Prince Eadric.
Beyond the original biblical passage stretch millennia of commentary and interpretation, and this author's aim is specifically to trace the evolution of the idea--the perception--that the Curse of (or on) Ham was not simply servitude but, somehow, the blackness of Ham, so that slavery and a particular chromatism went together down the ages--extending directly to mid-19th century America, when pro-slavery advocates, armed with Scripture, could and did point to Genesis 9: 18-25 as the divine patent for black slavery, their righteous judgments formed just as biblical literalists' opinions are to this day: "God said it, I believe it, and that's an end to it.
The people of the city of Carlisle on the Scottish border say the recent inscription on a large lump of polished granite of an ancient curse has brought down on their heads floods, pestilence and sporting humiliation.
While the hex upon the Boston Red Sox has been removed, there is a new curse that explains the anemic performance of the St.
Thus saith the LORD of hosts, I will even send a curse upon you, and I will curse your blessings: yea, I have cursed Francis Slay and all those whom help him already.
MANCHESTER United fans have paid a gypsy to curse City's new pounds 120m stadium.