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Textual thesaurus for "curse"

(noun) oath, curse word, cuss, expletive, swearing, swearword

profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger

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(noun) jinx, hex, whammy

an evil spell

a witch put a curse on his whole family; he put the whammy on me


(noun) condemnation, execration

an appeal to some supernatural power to inflict evil on someone or some group


(noun) torment

a severe affliction


(noun) nemesis, bane, scourge

something causing misery or death

the bane of my life


(verb) blaspheme, cuss, swear, imprecate

utter obscenities or profanities

The drunken men were cursing loudly in the street


(verb) beshrew, bedamn, anathemise, anathemize, imprecate, damn, maledict

wish harm upon; invoke evil upon

The bad witch cursed the child


(verb) excommunicate, unchurch

exclude from a church or a religious community

The gay priest was excommunicated when he married his partner