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imprecation (noun) curse.

When you are extremely angry and impatient, you let out an imprecation, that is, a curse; You curse the people who make you angry and impatient. The curse word is an imprecation. When you utter imprecations, you use swear words like, “go to hell”, “damn it”, etc.

  • Asked to do the whole thing all over again, Mickey felt the anger rising in him and in a fit of impatience he uttered an imprecation, which the boss heard.
  • Sam’s imprecations when he was asked to a pay a fine for rash driving offended the cop, and he slapped a further fine on Sam.
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