verb (used with object), ex·e·crat·ed, ex·e·crat·ing.
verb (used without object), ex·e·crat·ed, ex·e·crat·ing.
Words nearby execrate
Origin of execrate
OTHER WORDS FROM execrateex·e·cra·tor, nounun·ex·e·crat·ed, adjective
Examples from the Web for execrate
Every woman will execrate you as a coward, and will throw your image on the ground to be played with and broken by her children.
They pity him, they pray for him; me they would only loathe and execrate.The Spanish Brothers|Deborah Alcock
I deny it and I despise, abhor and execrate the doctrine of State Sovereignty.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 9 (of 12)|Robert G. Ingersoll
And even to-day those who execrate him seem to carry in their own souls particles of his thought.Maupassant Original Short Stories (180), Complete|Guy de Maupassant
Mothers and wives and sisters will execrate your name, brave men will be sacrificed needlessly.The Puppet Crown|Harold MacGrath