VI. WORDS RELATING TO THE SENTIMENT AND MORAL POWERS

III. SYMPATHETIC AFFECTIONS

2. Diffusive Sympathetic Affections
Malediction.

[Nouns] malediction, malison, curse, imprecation, denunciation, execration, anathema, ban, proscription, excommunication, commination, thunders of the Vatican, fulmination, maranatha; aspersion, disparagement, vilification, vituperation.

abuse; foul language, bad language, strong language, unparliamentary language; billingsgate, sauce, evil speaking; cursing; profane swearing, oath; foul invective, ribaldry, rude reproach, scurrility.

threat [more]; more bark than bite; invective (disapprobation) [more].

[Verbs] curse, accurse, imprecate, damn, swear at; curse with bell book and candle; invoke curses on the head of, call down curses on the head of; devote to destruction.

execrate, beshrew, scold; anathematize (censure) [more]; bold up to execration, denounce, proscribe, excommunicate, fulminate, thunder against; threaten [more].

curse and swear; swear, swear like a trooper; fall a cursing, rap out an oath, damn.

[Adjectives] cursing, cursed

[Interjections] woe to! beshrew! ruat coelum! ill betide, woe betide; confusion seize! damn! confound! blast! curse! devil take! hang! out with! a plague upon!, out upon! aroynt! honi soit! parbleu!

[Phrases] delenda est Carthago.

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