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comminate

[ kom-uh-neyt ]
/ 藞k蓲m 蓹藢ne瑟t /
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verb (used with or without object), com路mi路nat路ed, com路mi路nat路ing.
to threaten with divine punishment or vengeance.
to curse; anathematize.
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Origin of comminate

First recorded in 1605鈥15; back formation from commination
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