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Malediction

Mal`e`dic´tion
n.1.A proclaiming of evil against some one; a cursing; imprecation; a curse or execration; - opposed to benediction.
No malediction falls from his tongue.
- Longfellow.
Noun1.malediction - the act of calling down a curse that invokes evil (and usually serves as an insult); "he suffered the imprecations of the mob"
Synonyms: imprecation

MALEDICTION, Eccl. law. A curse which was anciently annexed to donations of lands made to churches and religious houses, against those who should violate their rights.

anathema, ban, blasphemy, commination, curse, damnation, denunciation, evil eye, excommunication, execration, fulmination, hex, imprecation, malison, malocchio, proscription, thundering, whammy
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