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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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His voice is that of a campfire explainer," and one denigrating Americans "with the maledictory rhetoric of the Ayatollah Khomeini to boot.
Wiley, The Maledictory Psalms, 15 PERITIA 261, 271 (2001) ("Some Irish curses .
Intent is perceived by free speech theorists such as Judith Butler (1997), and more recently by Commissioners who hear complaints of vilification, (4) to be inadequate as the central tool determining the significance and effect of maledictory hate.
The second contextual factor in relation to maledictory hate is hate violence.
Schmitz sees An Autobiography as "defiant, litigious, maledictory," a "resisting text" whose "contrary logic" consistently contests both Anglo-Indianist discourse and the actions of white Americans (Schmitz 1992:2).