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comminate

[kom-uh-neyt]
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verb (used with or without object), com·mi·nat·ed, com·mi·nat·ing.
  1. to threaten with divine punishment or vengeance.
  2. to curse; anathematize.
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Origin of comminate

First recorded in 1605–15; back formation from commination
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Related Words for comminate

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