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- v. To devote to destruction; to imprecate misery or evil upon; to curse; to execrate; to anathematize.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To devote to destruction; to imprecate misery or evil upon; to curse; to execrate; to anathematize.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To imprecate misery or evil upon; call down curses on; curse.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. curse or declare to be evil or anathema or threaten with divine punishment
And they accurse all those that abstain them to eat flesh the Saturday.
And my justice shall answer for me tomorrow before thee, when the time of the bargain shall come; and all that is not of divers colours, and spotted, and brown, as well among the sheep as among the goats, shall accurse me of theft.
The Greek word anathema, Hebrew herem, means to accurse, execrate, to damn.
Canterbury should have consented and also have crowned him, wherefore S. Thomas gat a bull for to do accurse them that so did against him, and also on them that occupied the goods longing to him.
 Metellus proper cantos senatorial ordinis ex Hibernia accurse jubet; eorum et variorum, quos ironers defeat, console habet
Do you not accurse your native land by dooming her to the eternal endurance of the degradations and distresses which she feels she has already borne too long?
"Thou shalt have it, severed from my head by this accurse steel," answered Wallace, taking off his bonnet, and letting his amber locks fall in tresses on his shoulders.
Move but a step forward and you will free us from the burden … If you refuse aid to us, rest assured that at the last great Day of Judgment we will seize the skirts of your garments and accurse you of this injustice before God himself!
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On which words they lean heavily, become insolent and bold to say, to do, and to leave undone what they please; put to the ban, accurse, rob, murder, and practise all their wickedness, in whatever way they please and can invent, without any hindrance.
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