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

2 senses of imprecate

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
curse, cuss, blaspheme, swear, imprecate -- (utter obscenities or profanities; "The drunken men were cursing loudly in the street")
       => express, verbalize, verbalise, utter, give tongue to -- (articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise; "She expressed her anger"; "He uttered a curse")

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