verb (used with object), cursed or curst, curs·ing.
verb (used without object), cursed or curst, curs·ing.
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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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Example sentences from the Web for curse
If there really was a curse, he should have been one of its first victims.
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 (email@example.com)|July 28, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
These mummies come complete with mazes and hieroglyphs and maybe a curse or two.
A curse-filled half hour that saw my blood boil as my filing deadline ticked further into the past.J.K. Rowling Pens the Greatest Horror Story Ever: Dolores Umbridge Was Real|Kevin Fallon|October 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.
As it is, whatever worries will keep the next Democratic nominee up at night, that “third term curse” should not be one of them.
Seen thus poverty became rather a blessing than a curse, or at least a dispensation prescribing the proper lot of man.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
A child, under exactly similar circumstances as far as its knowledge goes, cannot very well curse God and die.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
He was given no reply save a muttered curse, a command to hold his tongue, and an angry tug at his tied arms.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
And then he walked about the room, reflecting on the curse of his life—his besetting sin—irresolution.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
The Jesuit expatiated on the curse of heaven, which now manifested itself on the head of the Duke in every relation of his life.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter