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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • v. A past tense and a past participle of curse.
  • adj. Variant of cursed.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Archaic spelling of cursed.
  • v. Archaic spelling of cursed.; Simple past tense and past participle of curse.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • imp. & p. p. of curse.
  • adj. Froward; malignant; mischievous; malicious; snarling.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Shrewish; waspish; vixenish; ill-tempered: applied to women.
  • Ill-tempered; crabbed; cantankerous; peevish; snarling: applied to men.
  • Vicious; fierce; dangerous.
  • Detestable; execrable: used as an expletive.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. deserving a curse; sometimes used as an intensifier

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