Imprecate

Definition of Imprecate

Im´pre`cate
v. t.1.To call down by prayer, as something hurtful or calamitous.
[imp. & p. p. Imprecated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Imprecating .]
Imprecate the vengeance of Heaven on the guilty empire.
- Mickle.
2.To invoke evil upon; to curse; to swear at.
In vain we blast the ministers of Fate,
And the forlorn physicians imprecate.
- Rochester.

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anathemise, anathemize, arouse, bedamn, beshrew, bring up, call down, call forth, conjure, conjure up, curse, damn, evoke, imprecation, invoke, maledict, malediction, put forward, raise, stir
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