verb (used with object), im·pre·cat·ed, im·pre·cat·ing.
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Origin of imprecate
SYNONYMS FOR 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
Bowing my head to think—to pray—to imprecate, I lost all sense of time and place.Heralds of Empire|Agnes C. Laut
There was nothing for him to resent, nothing for him to imprecate but his own folly.The Alaskan|James Oliver Curwood
I know not what I ought to imprecate on the wretches who had spread a report of your death.Letters of John Calvin, Volume II (of 4)|Jules Bonnet
To imprecate evil on any living being seems to them unchristian, barbarous, a relic of dark ages and dark superstitions.Town and Country Sermons|Charles Kingsley
But now there is scarcely a tongue in all New England that does not imprecate curses on his name.Grandfather's Chair|Nathaniel Hawthorne