What is the meaning of curse?

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noun

verb

  • Utter obscenities or profanities.
    • usage: "The drunken men were cursing loudly in the street"
  • Heap obscenities upon.
    • usage: "The taxi driver who felt he didn't get a high enough tip cursed the passenger"
  • Wish harm upon; invoke evil upon.
    • usage: "The bad witch cursed the child"
  • Exclude from a church or a religious community.
    • usage: "The gay priest was excommunicated when he married his partner"
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APAWordNet. (2010). curse. Retrieved January 16, 2019, from http://smartdefine.org/curse/definitions/1219002
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "curse" http://smartdefine.org/curse/definitions/1219002 (accessed January 16, 2019).
HarvardWordNet 2010, curse, Smart Define, viewed 16 January, 2019, <http://smartdefine.org/curse/definitions/1219002>.
MLAWordNet. "curse" 23 October 2010. Web. 16 January 2019. <http://smartdefine.org/curse/definitions/1219002>
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