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Noun
An offensive word or phrase used to express anger or annoyance
“He uttered a curse at the sight of the blank screen.”
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A cause of great distress or misfortune
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“This has been a curse on this house since it came here. Good riddance. You can take it.”
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A magical spell, especially one that brings about harm or evil
“When she was pregnant with Maria, her own sister had placed a curse on her because of her jealousy that she herself was barren.”
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The quality of being vulgar
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A form of words used as a magical charm or incantation
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A thing that causes disgust or loathing
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Something that causes irritation or frustration
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The quality of being evil or morally wrong
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Detested person
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A very unpleasant or frightening experience or prospect
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The process in a woman of discharging blood and other material from the lining of the uterus at intervals of about one lunar month from puberty until the menopause, except during pregnancy
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(pathology) An abnormal condition of a human, animal or plant that causes discomfort or dysfunction
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An expression of vehement protest
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To utter offensive words in anger or annoyance
“I heard my Grandma curse in anger for the first time that morning when she asked Ralph to get his drunken butt off of her porch and out of her life.”
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To criticize or abuse someone verbally
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“Sometimes, he would summon me to his office and start to curse me up and down, citing so-and-so and this-or-that as wrong.”
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To afflict, or be afflicted with, a misfortune or something undesirable
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“He told her that if she kept harassing him, he would curse her with banishment from the shrine.”
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To invoke or use a (magical) curse against
“Claims that the woman invoked a loa to curse him with insanity are invalidated by a complete lack of proof that he ever became insane.”
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To bring bad luck to
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Express vehement protest
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(be fated) To determine, or doom to, the fate of in advance
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To trouble or afflict
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Speak loudly and forcefully or angrily, especially to denounce or criticize
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To officially exclude someone from membership of a church or religious community
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Feel or express great loathing for
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To make a loud, deep cry
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To decrease the value, character, or quality of
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To express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment, usually tiresomely
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