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imprecation

imprecation - Dictionary definition and meaning for word imprecation

Definition
(noun) the act of calling down a curse that invokes evil (and usually serves as an insult)
Synonyms : malediction
Example Sentence
  • he suffered the imprecations of the mob

Definition
(noun) a slanderous accusation
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for imprecation

IMPRECATION=IM-PRAY-cation. The prefix IM- means opposite. The opposite of PRAY is CURSE (The latin root word "precari" means pray).
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by dshefman

im+precation(relate it to precaution.....so you must take a precaution before saying somebody a curse, or using any offensive word.
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by preetisoni2411

sounds a lot like IMPLICATION...one must tihnk of the implications before cursing.. :|
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by shailesh.kakkar

I M PREGNANT....u deceived me and hence Its my imprecation that ur life will be ruined
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by nileshdive

improvising prev mnemonic..., im + Precation. im and precaution. U must take precautions before cursing someone, else it may back fire.
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by kartextremes

YOU MUST take a precaution to SWEAR in front of someone, as swear is considered a offensive word in civilized society.
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by preetisoni2411

A Flamabble substance without any (IM)PRECA(u)TION given is a CURSE in disguise..!!
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by jammy4u

May your daughter be IMPREGNATED by a sea slug
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by Jackery

We must have an imprecation - our vaCATION was supposed to be IMPossible to wREck
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by karenrw

If u negatively rate this mnemonic, u will b cursed.
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by FBK

the word sounds like im+ prick + cation. to prick is to hurt/decieve someone.
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by suryan

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