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anathematize

verb

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1 to ask a divine power to send harm or evil upon
  • heretics anathematized by the church leaders

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2 to declare to be morally wrong or evil
  • fundamentalist preachers who anathematize any departure from a literal interpretation of the Bible

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The first known use of anathematize was in 1566

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“Anathematize.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/anathematize. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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