Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb anathemize

2 senses of anathemize

Sense 1
curse, beshrew, damn, bedamn, anathemize, anathemise, imprecate, maledict -- (wish harm upon; invoke evil upon; "The bad witch cursed the child")
       => raise, conjure, conjure up, invoke, evoke, stir, call down, arouse, bring up, put forward, call forth -- (summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic; "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the air"; "call down the spirits from the mountain")

Sense 2
accurse, execrate, anathemize, comminate, anathemise, anathematize, anathematise -- (curse or declare to be evil or anathema or threaten with divine punishment)
       => deplore -- (express strong disapproval of; "We deplore the government's treatment of political prisoners")

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