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

  • v. wish harm upon; invoke evil upon
  • v. curse or declare to be evil or anathema or threaten with divine punishment


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  • -- also it is infernally hot, and having retired to your cabin to disrobe, you anathemise your stable companion who has been likewise inspired; curse your overworked cabin steward who has heaved your bedding on to the wrong site; re-arrange everything and bed down.

    Leonie of the Jungle


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