Imprecatory Im"pre*ca*to*ry, a. Of the nature of, or containing, imprecation; invoking evil; as, the imprecatory psalms. [1913 Webster]

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  • imprecatory — index calumnious, profane Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • imprecatory — adjective see imprecation …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • imprecatory — See imprecator. * * * …   Universalium

  • imprecatory — adjective a) that imprecates b) that invokes evil …   Wiktionary

  • imprecatory — Synonyms and related words: Rabelaisian, abusive, blasphemous, calumniatory, calumnious, comminatory, contumelious, cursing, damnatory, denunciatory, dirty, dysphemistic, epithetic, excommunicative, excommunicatory, execratory, foul, fulminatory …   Moby Thesaurus

  • imprecatory — im·pre·ca·to·ry || ɪmprɪkÉ™tÉ”rɪ / keɪtrɪ adj. containing imprecation, of curse or imprecation; invoking evil …   English contemporary dictionary

  • imprecatory — a. Maledictory, execrating, cursing, conveying curses …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • imprecatory — adj execratory, maledictory, denunciatory, damning, proscriptive; threatening, menacing, warning; blasphemous, slanderous …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • imprecatory — im·preca·to·ry …   English syllables

  • imprecatory — ˈimprə̇kəˌtōrē, ˈimprēk , ə̇mˈprek , tȯr , ri, chiefly Brit |impri|kātəri or ā.tri adjective : of, relating to, or being imprecation : invoking evil : cursing …   Useful english dictionary

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