maledict

[ mal-i-dikt ]
/ ˈmæl ɪ dɪkt /
Archaic.

adjective

verb (used with object)

to put a curse on.

Origin of maledict

1540–50; < Late Latin maledictus accursed, Latin: past participle of maledīcere to speak ill of, abuse, equivalent to male- male- + dīcere to say
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maledict

/ (ˈmælɪdɪkt) /

verb

(tr) literary to utter a curse against

adjective

archaic cursed or detestable
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