Definitions of curse:
  • noun:   profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger
  • noun:   a severe affliction
  • noun:   something causes misery or death
  • noun:   an evil spell
    Example: "A witch put a curse on his whole family"
  • noun:   an appeal to some supernatural power to inflict evil on someone or some group
  • verb:   utter obscenities or profanities
  • verb:   wish harm upon; invoke evil upon
    Example: "The bad witch cursed the child"
  • verb:   heap obscenities upon
    Example: "The taxi driver who felt he didn't get a high enough tip cursed the passenger"
  • verb:   exclude from a church or a religious community

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