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execration

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  1. 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 Synonyms of execration anathema, ban, curse, imprecation, malediction, malison, winze [Scottish]Words Related to execration censure, condemnation, damnation, denunciation, excommunication; hex, hoodoo, jinx, mojo, spell, voodoo, whammy; poxNear Antonyms of execration citation, commendation, endorsement (also indorsement)Antonyms of execration benediction, benison, blessing

  2. 2 a very strong dislike a cowardly betrayal that earned him the execration of all who had remained loyal to the cause Synonyms of execration abhorrence, abomination, detestation, hate, hatred, loathingWords Related to execration cattiness, despite, despitefulness, hatefulness, invidiousness, malevolence, malice, maliciousness, malignancy, malignity, meanness, spite, spitefulness; aversion, disgust, distaste, horror, odium, repugnance, repulsion, revulsion; animosity, antagonism, antipathy, bitterness, contempt, disdain, enmity, grudge, hostility, jealousy, pique, resentment, scorn; bile, jaundice, rancor, spleen, venom, virulence, vitriolNear Antonyms of execration appetite, inclination, liking; admiration, adoration, veneration, worship; acceptance, tolerance; passion, relish, tasteAntonyms of execration affection, devotion, fondness, love

  3. 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 Synonyms of execration abhorrence, abomination, anathema, antipathy, aversion, bête noire, detestation, hateWords Related to execration dread, hang-up, horror, phobia; bogey (also bogie or bogy), bugaboo, bugbear; adversary, enemy; annoyance, grievance, hassle, nuisance, peeveNear Antonyms of execration beloved, darling, dear, honey, sweetheart; delight, enjoyment, felicity, joy, pleasure; favorite, like, preference; treasureAntonyms of execration love


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