curse


curse

verb

Definition of CURSE

1
to ask a divine power to send harm or evil upon <I curse the guy who had the idea of having annoying salespeople call up innocent people to sell them things they don't want>
Related Words condemn, damn, denounce, execrate, reprobate; hex, jinx, voodoo; dang, darn (also durn), dash; cuss (out), fulminate (against), rail (against), revile
Near Antonyms applaud, commend, congratulate
Antonyms bless
3
to use offensive or indecent language <you'll have to put a quarter in the jar every time you curse>
Synonyms blaspheme, curse, cuss
4
to use profane or obscene language at or about <cursed him for showing up lateā€”and drunk at that>
Synonyms curse
Near Antonyms bless, extol (also extoll), glorify, laud, magnify, praise; acclaim, applaud, commend, compliment, hail, salute

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