verb (used with object), cursed or curst, curs·ing.
verb (used without object), cursed or curst, curs·ing.
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SYNONYMS FOR curse
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OTHER WORDS FROM cursecurser, nounoutcurse, verb (used with object), out·cursed, out·curs·ing.un·curs·ing, adjective
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The Jazz will use wings and forwards to set ball screens and confuse defenders, but the lion’s share of Mitchell’s attack involves a partnership with Gobert that’s both a gift and a curse.Can Donovan Mitchell Reach His Potential In The Bubble?|Michael Pina|August 3, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Your already-simmering emotions leap into overdrive, and you lay on the horn and shout curses no one can hear.Cars Will Soon Be Able to Sense and React to Your Emotions|Vanessa Bates Ramirez|July 29, 2020|Singularity Hub
With their curse lifted, the Red Sox just kept winning over the next decade and a half.Nomar Garciaparra’s Full Career Wasn’t Enough For Cooperstown — But It Was Still Damn Good|Neil Paine (firstname.lastname@example.org)|July 28, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
These mummies come complete with mazes and hieroglyphs and maybe a curse or two.
However, these “potty-mouthed princesses” curse like proverbial sailors to prove a point.Marcel the Shell Returns, Potty-Mouthed Princesses, and More Viral Videos|Alex Chancey|October 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His memory is encyclopedic--a curse for a man who feels persecuted.
For much of our political history, the “third term” curse was non-existent.
Throwing out a ceremonial first pitch has always been a blessing and a curse.Viral Video of the Day: Chrissy Teigen's Drunken Dodger Pitch|Jack Holmes|August 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The remoteness of the area has been both its curse and its blessing throughout history.Iraq’s Long-Lost Mythical Temple Has Been Found…and Is In Danger of Disappearing Again|Nina Strochlic|July 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He was too desperate to curse his fate—he could only long for food.The Ape, the Idiot & Other People|W. C. Morrow
Its been the curse of my life to be the son of an eminent man.The Bishop's Apron|W. Somerset Maugham
In a day or two the defeated aspirant had further cause to curse his false friend.The heart of happy hollow|Paul Laurence Dunbar
I beg you to greet for me all our old friends in the Palatinate; I curse this war to-day more than ever.The Correspondence of Madame, Princess Palatine, Mother of the Regent; of Marie-Adlade de Savoie, Duchesse de Bourgogne; and of Madame de Maintenon, in Relation to Saint-Cyr|Charlotte-Elisabeth, duchesse d Orlans; Marie Adelaide, of Savoy, Duchess of Burgundy; and Madame de Maintenon
Yet you would not curse her now—were she lying here at your feet—or if you were standing by her deathbed?