anathemize

verb
1. wish harm upon; invoke evil upon
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The bad witch cursed the child

Syn:
curse, ↑beshrew, ↑damn, ↑bedamn, ↑anathemise, ↑imprecate, ↑maledict
Ant: ↑bless (for: ↑curse)
Derivationally related forms: ↑malediction (for: ↑maledict), ↑imprecation (for: ↑imprecate), ↑damnatory (for: ↑damn), ↑damnation (for: ↑damn), ↑curse (for: ↑curse)
Hypernyms:
raise, ↑conjure, ↑conjure up, ↑invoke, ↑evoke, ↑stir, ↑call down, ↑arouse, ↑bring up, ↑put forward, ↑call forth
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Somebody ——s somebody

2. curse or declare to be evil or anathema or threaten with divine punishment
Derivationally related forms:
Hypernyms: ↑deplore
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Somebody ——s somebody

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Sam and Sue anathemize the movie


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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