imprecation imprecation

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the act of calling down a curse that invokes evil (and usually serves as an insult)
  2. (n) a slanderous accusation

Usage(s):

  1. Even when you're calling down your imprecation from the safe remove of the Apollo 7 command module high in Earth orbit, that took brass.
  2. Still, their friends and families, of whatever political stripe, will be hectoring them with a now familiar imprecation: to cast a vote utile a useful vote.
  3. Painlev did not hear the serious imprecation hurled at him, but his friends insisted upon telling him about it.
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