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execration

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1 a prayer that harm will come to someone
  • upon discovering that someone had stolen his golf bag, he let loose a volley of execrations

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3 something or someone that is hated
  • denounced as an abomination before God and man, the heretic would forever be an execration even amongst his own people

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The first known use of execration was in the 14th century

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“Execration.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/execration. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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