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imprecate

verb

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to ask a divine power to send harm or evil upon
  • with her dying breath the witch imprecated the villagers for their relentless persecution of her

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The first known use of imprecate was in 1613

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“Imprecate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/imprecate. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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