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Related / Similar Words: curse word, expletive, oath, swearing, swearword, cuss, hex, jinx, whammy, execration, condemnation, torment, bane, scourge, nemesis, blaspheme, swear, imprecate, beshrew, damn, bedamn, anathemize, anathemise, maledict, excommunicate

 

Definition:
  • profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger; "expletives were deleted";
  • an evil spell; "a witch put a curse on his whole family"; "he put the whammy on me";
  • an appeal to some supernatural power to inflict evil on someone or some group;
  • a severe affliction;
  • something causes misery or death; "the bane of my life";
  • utter obscenities or profanities; "The drunken men were cursing loudly in the street";
  • wish harm upon; invoke evil upon; "The bad witch cursed the child";
  • heap obscenities upon; "The taxi driver who felt he didn''t get a high enough tip cursed the passenger";
  • exclude from a church or a religious community; "The gay priest was excommunicated when he married his partner";

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    Hyponyms: anathema, imprecation, malediction

     

    Grouped Verbs: blaspheme, excommunicate

     

    Derivational Morphology: cuss, blaspheme, swear, imprecate, beshrew, damn, bedamn, anathemize, anathemise, maledict, hex, bewitch, glamour, witch, enchant, jinx, execrate, comminate, anathematize, anathematise, lay waste to, waste, devastate, desolate, ravage, scourge, swearer, curse word, expletive, oath, swearing, swearword, imprecation, malediction, damnation, eternal damnation, whammy, execration, condemnation, excommunication, exclusion, censure, excision

     

    Anagrams: cruse, Sucre, sucre

     

    Language Translations:
    Bosnian: kletva and prokleti   Bulgarian: клетва  
    Chinese: 詛咒   Danish: forbandelse  
    Dutch: vervloeken and vloek   Finnish: kirota and kirous  
    French: maudire and mauvais sort   German: Fluch and fluchen  
    Greek: κατάρα   Hebrew: לקלל and קללה  
    Hungarian: átkozni and átok   Italian: maledire and maledizione  
    Japanese: 呪い   Kurdish: lanet  
    Norwegian: forbanne and forbannelse   Portuguese: amaldiçoar and maldição  
    Romanian: blestem and blestema   Slovenian: kletev  
    Swedish: förbanna and förbannelse   Telugu: శపించు and శాపం  
     
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