There was an imprecation he used to repeat so often that I remember it to this hour.
He laughed again in one low burst that was as spiteful as an imprecation.
The imprecation is really quite harmless, as are many other of the dreadful things attributed to the Magyars.
An imprecation of a sufficiently emphatic character was the only reply.
He drew it out, glanced at it, and put it into his inner pocket with an imprecation followed by a triumphant laugh.
In what do anathema, curse, execration, and imprecation agree?
With an imprecation of wrath he called his companion's attention to the spot.
Now, the Queen muttered an imprecation, and called the name 'Abarak!'
Aramis, however, had reserved an exposure which she did not expect—the imprecation of the slave behind the car of the conqueror.
Egbalus and Rubaal were especially the objects of his imprecation.
mid-15c., "a curse, cursing," from Latin imprecationem (nominative imprecatio), from past participle stem of imprecari "invoke, pray, call down upon," from assimilated form of in- "into, in, within" (see in- (2)) + precari "to pray, ask, beg, request" (see pray). "Current limited sense is characteristic of human nature." [Weekley]