Curse in a sentence

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Definition of Curse

  • To call upon divine or supernatural power to send injury upon; to imprecate evil upon; to execrate.
  • To bring great evil upon; to be the cause of serious harm or unhappiness to; to furnish with that which will be a cause of deep trouble; to afflict or injure grievously; to harass or torment.
  • To utter imprecations or curses; to affirm or deny with imprecations; to swear.
  • An invocation of, or prayer for, harm or injury; malediction.
  • Evil pronounced or invoked upon another, solemnly, or in passion; subjection to, or sentence of, divine condemnation.
  • The cause of great harm, evil, or misfortune; that which brings evil or severe affliction; torment.
  • profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger
  • an evil spell
  • an appeal to some supernatural power to inflict evil on someone or some group
  • a severe affliction
  • something causing misery or death
  • utter obscenities or profanities
  • wish harm upon; invoke evil upon
  • heap obscenities upon
  • exclude from a church or a religious community

How to use curse in a sentence. Curse pronunciation.

The same issue of the 'Review' tells us that the Rev. Dr. William Lancaster, archdeacon of Middlesex, objected strongly to the dispersal of anti-stage tracts at the door of _his_ church, on the grounds that they tended "to teach the ignorant People to swear and curse.
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May the Devil, Curses, Plagues and Disappointments light upon you.
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We sat down tired and perspiring, and hired a couple of Chinamen to curse those people who had beguiled us.
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Kropotkin says of him: "He knew, and more than knew-he felt with every nerve of his poetical mind-that, apart from a handful of stronger men and women, the true curse of the Russian 'intellectual' is the weakness of his will, the insufficient strength of his desires.
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I told God that I could not be denied; I could not get up from my knees till I was forgiven and the curse was forever removed.
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Thwacks and curses would be no rarity in another hour or two.
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He set his forehead against shame; he stooped to the basest chicanery; he exposed himself to insult, to curses, to threats of violence.
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Hugger-mugger marriage is a defilement and a curse.
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Such things about that house, and with such fire, That all men ever after shall conspire To shun the said demesne and curse that messuage.
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And he fell to thinking how Mrs. O'Mara had long been a curse upon the parish.
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No one must rely on the fact that he understands a handicraft, and so on, for there is a curse on him who relies on human skill and forgets the Divine power.
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Reviling language; with an angry man Be never angry; blessings give for curses.[31] _Manu.
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If you had not death, you would eternally curse me for having deprived you of it; I have mixed a little bitterness with it, to the end, that seeing of what convenience it is, you might not too greedily and indiscreetly seek and embrace it: and that you might be so established in this moderation, as neither to nauseate life, nor have any antipathy for dying, which I have decreed you shall once do, I have tempered the one and the other betwixt pleasure and pain.
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And he told Antony how he had found that wretched man lying in the street fifteen years before, having lost then nearly every member save his tongue, and how he had taken him home to his cell, nursed him, bathed him, physicked him, fed him; and how the man had returned him nothing save slanders, curses, and insults; how he had insisted on having meat, and had had it; and on going out in public, and had company brought to him; and how he had at last demanded to be put down again whence he had been taken, always cursing and slandering.
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As long as they believed that witches could curse them, they believed that an old woman in the next parish had overlooked them, their cattle, and their crops; and that therefore they were poor, diseased, and unfortunate.
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But the man of God returned their curses on their own heads, saying that "cursed was he whom they blest, and blessed he whom they cursed;" and when they threatened Judas with double torments because he had not come back, the man of God rebuked them.
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Curse him," he added violently.
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He came back about one, and she heard him curse when he found that the wicket was closed.
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In the sweat of thy brow shalt thou earn thy daily bread: it was not a curse upon mankind, but the balm which reconciled it to existence.
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Presently I heard a stamping or sliding, as if of a horse in some difficulty; and then a loud curse, and the next moment appeared a man and a horse and cart; the former holding the head of the horse up to prevent him from falling, of which he was in danger, owing to the precipitous nature of the path.
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Examples of Curse

Example #1
Incidentally, the habit of Collier and his followers of giving excerpts to illustrate the profaneness and immorality of the stage produced an unexpected effect in at least one quarter.
Example #2
Obviously the Societies did not restrict themselves to the works of Collier.
Example #3
Ye immortal Gods, who the Devil am I?
Example #4
Damn'd Lies, by _Jupiter_ and _Juno_, and the rest of the Heathen Gods and Goddesses; for I remember I paid two Guinea's for swearing Christian Oaths last Night.
Example #5
Thus refreshed, we presently resumed the march with renewed vigor and determination.
Example #6
We descended on the other side, crossed the valley and toiled up another mountain three or four thousand miles high, apparently, and looked over again.