execration execration

Definition(s):

  1. (n) hate coupled with disgust
  2. (n) an appeal to some supernatural power to inflict evil on someone or some group
  3. (n) the object of cursing or detestation; that which is execrated

Usage(s):

  1. At Barbados, the first stop, his rhapsody over scarlet poinsettias brought a hysterically savage execration from an Englishwoman returning to exile in Colombia.
  2. At the end of the War, when Royal feet were running and the great soldiers were subject to public execration, Hindenburg stood firm.
  3. Teng's resurrection would be something of a political miracle, since he has twice survived periods of official execration.

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