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Overview of verb curse

The verb curse has 4 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (17) curse, cuss, blaspheme, swear, imprecate

(utter obscenities or profanities; "The drunken men were cursing loudly in the street")

2. (10) curse

(heap obscenities upon; "The taxi driver who felt he didn't get a high enough tip cursed the passenger")

3. (2) curse, beshrew, damn, bedamn, anathemize, anathemise, imprecate, maledict

(wish harm upon; invoke evil upon; "The bad witch cursed the child")

4. excommunicate, unchurch, curse

(exclude from a church or a religious community; "The gay priest was excommunicated when he married his partner")


Overview of adj cursed

The adj cursed has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) cursed, curst

(deserving a curse; sometimes used as an intensifier; "villagers shun the area believing it to be cursed"; "cursed with four daughter"; "not a cursed drop"; "his cursed stupidity"; "I'll be cursed if I can see your reasoning")

2. cursed, damned, doomed, unredeemed, unsaved

(in danger of the eternal punishment of Hell; "poor damned souls")

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