execrative

[ ek-si-krey-tiv, -kruh- ]
/ ˈɛk sɪˌkreɪ tɪv, -krə- /

adjective

pertaining to or characterized by execration.
prone to execrate.

Nearby words

  1. exec,
  2. exec.,
  3. execrable,
  4. execrate,
  5. execration,
  6. execratory,
  7. executable,
  8. executant,
  9. executary,
  10. execute

Origin of execrative

First recorded in 1820–30; execrate + -ive

Related formsex·e·cra·tive·ly, adverb

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