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anathema (Greek) the formal act or formula of consigning to damnation.
anathematical like an anathema; (noun) an anathema.
anathematize to subject to anathema, pronounce a curse upon.
becurse to curse.
bedamn to damn thoroughly.
beshrew (Arch.) to wish evil on, to curse.
blankety (Coll.) damned; (noun) an unmentionable word.
cursed accursed.
cursedly (Adv.) CURSED, accursed.
cursedness the quality of being cursed.
curser one who curses.
curstness shrewishness.
cuss (Coll.) to curse.
damn an interjection expressing annoyance; (adj.) cursed; (verb) to curse.
damndest utmost effort, in phrase to do one's damndest.
damned damnable.
damnedest utmost effort, in phrase to do one's damnedest.
damner one who damns.
damnify to cause loss to.
damningly (Adv.) DAMNING.
dang to damn.
darndest one's utmost.
darned bothersome.
darnedest one's utmost.
dickens (Coll.) the devil.
doggone damned, cursed (verb) to damn, curse
doggoned (Coll.) damned.
drat an interjection expressing vexation; (verb) to damn.
durn to damn.
durned (Adl.) confounded.
execrator one who execrates.
goddam damned, accursed; (verb) to damn.
goddamn damned, accursed; (verb) to damn.
imprecate to call down by prayer; to curse; to invoke evil on.
imprecation the act of cursing.
imprecatory of or like an imprecation.
invective abusive (noun) an attack with words; abusive language
invectively (Adv.) INVECTIVE, abusive.
landdamne (Shakesp.) to abuse with violence.
maledict (Arch.) to curse.
malediction a curse.
maledictory of or like a malediction.
malison a curse, a malediction.
mozzle (Hebrew) bad luck; (verb) to hamper or impede (someone); to hex or give bad luck to (someone).
outcurse to surpass in cursing.
shrow (Shakesp.) to shrew, to curse.
swear to utter a solemn oath.
swearer one who swears.
swearword an expletive.
sworn (PaP.) SWEAR, to utter a solemn oath.
tarnation (US sl.) damnation.
uncurse to free from a curse or an execration.