Noun(1) profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger(2) an appeal to some supernatural power to inflict evil on someone or some group(3) an evil spell(4) something causing misery or death(5) a severe affliction
Verb(1) utter obscenities or profanities(2) heap obscenities upon(3) wish harm upon; invoke evil upon(4) exclude from a church or a religious community
(1) I love my books like members of my family but boy, did I curse them as I lugged them up five flights of stairs.(2) Even the Easter rising of 1916 was doomed before it commenced through lack of proper communication and the old curse of command and counter command.(3) Isis put a curse on this top floor so normally I can't come up here.(4) She put a curse on our department, which has still not been lifted.(5) She walked as though she was ashamed of her beauty, like it was a terrible curse she had been burdened with.(6) Some people were afflicted with the curse of bad timing.(7) After a gasped curse , a word that a six year old shouldn't know, she picked herself up and sprinted deeper into the dark abyss.(8) Dominic explained that the story goes that, before her death, Lucy put a curse on all successive governors of the old gaol that they would die young.(9) I am thinking here of journalists, but more commonly of activists for whom the European or North American identity he or she was born with is a burden if not a curse .(10) To seal my parents promise that I would become a pirate, Joe put a curse on me.(11) The curse words he had screamed at her still rang in her ears.(12) Gary said: ├ö├ç├┐I don't know if it is an act of God, but it does seem like someone has put a curse on me.├ö├ç├û(13) she'd put a curse on him(14) Without thinking, she recoiled and said the foulest curse word she knew.(15) He started to attack the Goddess, but she then asked for the Lady's permission to put a curse on him.(16) Too many communities in East Lancashire suffer from the curse of juvenile nuisance and much of it is caused and worsened by under-age drinking.
(1) to curse :: homself te verwens
1. malediction ::
2. evil ::
3. affliction ::
4. obscenity ::
5. hex ::
6. scourge ::
7. torment ::
9. execration ::
10. put a curse on ::
sit 'n vloek op
11. afflict ::
12. swear ::
13. excommunicate ::
14. maledict ::
15. cuss ::
1. benediction ::
2. blessing ::
Different Formscurse, curses, cursing
Word Example from TV Shows
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Curse the day I named you.
Game of Thrones Season 6, Episode 6
I CURSE the day I ever agreed to come with you,
Vikings Season 1, Episode 2
All the cheerleaders
are suffering from an evil CURSE.
The Big Bang Theory Season 6, Episode 21
The Gods will CURSE us for this.
Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 4
I CURSE the day I named you.
Game of Thrones Season 6, Episode 8
English to Afrikaans Dictionary: curse
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