the act of imprecating; cursing.
a curse; malediction.
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How to use imprecation in a sentence
But that he was helpless, befooled, he recognized; and with a final muttered imprecation he turned and slowly descended the stair.Dope | Sax Rohmer
imprecation is seldom absent from these incursions, being, in fact, urgently needed to do duty for closer argumentation.A Cursory History of Swearing | Julian Sharman
He blessed his reverence's four bones, his favorite imprecation of the benevolent kind.It Is Never Too Late to Mend | Charles Reade
With a muttered imprecation, Hawley snatched at the letter, but Matt stepped back quickly and thrust the missive behind him.Motor Matt's Daring, or, True to His Friends | Stanley R. Matthews
It proved to be the party, for they heard a low growling imprecation from Green as he stumbled over some object.The Ranger Boys and the Border Smugglers | Claude A. Labelle
British Dictionary definitions for imprecation
the act of imprecating
a malediction; curse
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