the curse


old-fashioned + informal
: the process of menstruation

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web After being cursed by a once beautiful witch, a childless baker and his wife are tasked with procuring magical items from various fairy tales to reverse the curse put on their family. Madison Douglas, Seventeen, 2 Feb. 2023 From then on, tasked with ending the curse before someone gets seriously hurt, the teenagers embark on several adventures and get into quite a bit of trouble along the way. Nicole Froio,, 2 Feb. 2023 But gun violence is the curse America has wished upon itself, and none of us is immune to it. Jeff Yang, CNN, 23 Jan. 2023 That will the curse that prevents him from returning to Legoland. Dewayne Bevil, Orlando Sentinel, 11 Jan. 2023 If the Cubs can win the World Series in 2016, after the curse of the Billy Goat, anything is possible. Daniel Kohn, SPIN, 29 Mar. 2023 This points to the gift and the curse of my job. New York Times, 2 Mar. 2023 That was the curse of working with Britney. Andy Greene, Rolling Stone, 2 Mar. 2023 However, the journal isn't appropriate for children because of the curse words inside. Michelle Pugle, Health, 22 Mar. 2023 See More

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“The curse.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Jun. 2023.

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