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  • n. Plural form of execration.

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Examples

  • Lucien went to her, entreating her pardon, calling execrations upon his family, his sister, and

    Two Poets

  • Lucien went to her, entreating her pardon, calling execrations upon his family, his sister, and David.

    Lost Illusions

  • Malthus, transformed into a monster, deserves the 'execrations' noticed by Chalmers.

    The English Utilitarians, Volume II (of 3) James Mill

  • Should the war now linger, he added, “the responsibility will fall more heavily upon the head of Senator Davis than upon any other man, and he will deserve the execrations of the country.”

    A Country of Vast Designs

  • From her were execrations that I dared even entered this place, even though there were other men there. since then, I have never seen another unisex restroom, and if I ever see one I will avoid it like the plague.

    Tuesday, Feb. 16 – The Bleat.

  • The bitch replied to the insinuations with a rustle of petticoats and some choice execrations of her own.

    A Corridor in the Asylum

  • And with what execrations should the statesman be loaded who, permitting one half the citizens thus to trample on the rights of the other, transforms those into despots and these into enemies, destroys the morals of the one part and the amor patriae of the other.

    Obama On Clinton's Attacks: "Shame On Her"

  • Priests of Rift and Torrent led a procession up and down every path to ask the gods to protect us from the execrations; they sacrificed bullocks and claimed there were signs of victory in their entrails.

    Wildfire

  • The attackers left behind execrations: small clay statues of the king and queenmother, stamped with the sign of Rift and inscribed with curses to bring upon our army plagues, hunger, and discord.

    Wildfire

  • Not only because of Coulter's execrations in the past, but because when you're on a program with her, your role is as a bit supporting player, a grinning stooge.

    Pair of Tweezers Caught Plagiarizing: James Wolcott

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