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Synonyms for curse

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

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

The American Heritage® Roget's Thesaurus. Copyright © 2013, 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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

Related Words

a severe affliction


Related Words

heap obscenities upon

exclude from a church or a religious community

Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
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Uringo division Njuri Ncheke secretary Douglas Ntoiti said they do not deal with cases reported to police but they can only curse if the matter has not been reported to the authorities.
Presiding judge Mohammad Jamal adjourned the case until prosecutors amend the accusation sheet and mention in it the exact curse words that the suspect had been accused of using.
The ban applies whether or not the curse was directed to a person, or was spoken as an expression.
Only through healthy activities the curse of narcotics could be defeated.
Is Murad Ali Shahs curse only for us or is he also cursing Bilawal [for demanding a new province], he asked.
Farooq Sattar denounced the CM Sindh's remarks and clarified that unlike CM Sindh, he will not curse but condemn his remarks that hurt the sentiments of the Muhajir community.
figure By KARIMI GATIMIbr span xml:lang="EN-GBThe first time I heard of generational curses was during a prayer by a very passionate man of God.span xml:lang="EN-GBHe implored God to break every bondage and generational curse.
Residents of Sanka Shyam Ji village situated in Rajgarh district believe that there is a curse upon the village that forces women to go outside the village perimeter to give birth to children.
This concluding volume to the series has Runt and his peers struggling to save the school as a curse leads him to try to find the witch who has predicted his life will end.
STRICTLY Come Dancing judge Craig Revel Horwood reckons he is "immune" to the show's love curse.
Strictly Come Dancing judge Craig Revel Horwood has told how he thinks he is "immune" from the show's infamous love curse.
(Muslim) Abu Ad-Dardaa', may Allah be pleased with him, also reported that the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alaihi wa sallam, said: "People who curse others will never be witnesses or intercessors on the Day of Judgment" (Muslim).
I curse my husband every day; I abuse my husband every day but he does such loving things that the cursing comes out with love!,' she said,
Chairing the session of the NA, he urged Parliamentarians to punish such immature politicians, who often curse Parliament and use derogatory language against the Parliament so no one could dare violate its sanctity.
'I give a ruling: the nation should curse those who curse this parliament.