verb (used with object), im·pre·cat·ed, im·pre·cat·ing.
SYNONYMS FOR imprecate
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Origin of imprecate
OTHER WORDS FROM imprecateim·pre·ca·tor, nounim·pre·ca·to·ry, adjectiveun·im·pre·cat·ed, adjective
Words nearby imprecate
Example sentences from the Web for imprecate
But now there is scarcely a tongue in all New England that does not imprecate curses on his name.Grandfather's Chair|Nathaniel Hawthorne
He ceased to imprecate only when, by repetition, his oaths became too inexpressive to be worth while.The Eagle's Heart|Hamlin Garland
Further, he made the priests imprecate curses on any one who had dealings with the Persians or deserted the Greek cause.Plutarch's Lives, Volume II|Aubrey Stewart & George Long
Bowing my head to think—to pray—to imprecate, I lost all sense of time and place.Heralds of Empire|Agnes C. Laut
At a very early period, he, in drinking, would imprecate vengeance upon "the head of him who ever lived to wear a halter."The Pirates Own Book|Charles Ellms