comminate

verb
curse or declare to be evil or anathema or threaten with divine punishment
Derivationally related forms:
Hypernyms: ↑deplore
Verb Frames:
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  • comminate — index denounce (condemn), menace, threaten Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • comminate — /kom euh nayt /, v.t., v.i., comminated, comminating. 1. to threaten with divine punishment or vengeance. 2. to curse; anathematize. [1605 15; back formation from COMMINATION] * * * …   Universalium

  • comminate — verb /ˈkɒmɪneɪt/ To denounce or curse …   Wiktionary

  • comminate — com·mi·nate …   English syllables

  • accurse — verb curse or declare to be evil or anathema or threaten with divine punishment • Syn: ↑execrate, ↑anathemize, ↑comminate, ↑anathemise, ↑anathematize, ↑anathematise • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • anathematise — verb curse or declare to be evil or anathema or threaten with divine punishment • Syn: ↑accurse, ↑execrate, ↑anathemize, ↑comminate, ↑anathemise, ↑anathematize • Derivationally related forms: ↑anathemat …   Useful english dictionary

  • anathemise — verb 1. wish harm upon; invoke evil upon The bad witch cursed the child • Syn: ↑curse, ↑beshrew, ↑damn, ↑bedamn, ↑anathemize, ↑imprecate, ↑maledict …   Useful english dictionary

  • anathemize — verb 1. wish harm upon; invoke evil upon The bad witch cursed the child • Syn: ↑curse, ↑beshrew, ↑damn, ↑bedamn, ↑anathemise, ↑imprecate, ↑maledict …   Useful english dictionary

  • denounce — I (condemn) verb anathematize, animadvert, asperse, assail, assail with censure, assault, attack, be censorious, belittle, berate, besmear, besmirch, blackball, blacken, blacklist, brand, bring into discredit, bring to account, call to account,… …   Law dictionary

  • menace — men·ace 1 / me nəs/ n 1: a show of an intention to inflict esp. physical harm accomplished against a person s will by means of force,...menace, or fear of immediate and unlawful bodily injury California Penal Code 2: one who represents a threat… …   Law dictionary

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