Tesauro Inglês

Sinônimos de curse

(verbo) 
Definition
to swear or swear at (someone)
He cursed continuously at passers-by.
Sinônimos
swear
It is wrong to swear and shout.
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cuss (informal)
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blaspheme
He cursed and blasphemed to his last gasp.
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use bad language
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turn the air blue (informal)
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be foul-mouthed
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take the Lord's name in vain
(verbo) 
Definition
to swear or swear at (someone)
He cursed her for having been so careless.
Sinônimos
abuse
He alleged that he was verbally abused by other soldiers.
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swear at
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revile
What right had the crowd to revile them?
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vilify
He was vilified and forced into exile.
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fulminate
They all fulminated against the new curriculum.
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imprecate
(verbo) 
Definition
to call on supernatural powers to bring harm to (someone or something)
I began to think that I was cursed.
Sinônimos
put a curse on
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jinx
He's trying to rattle me, he said to himself, trying to jinx me so I can't succeed.
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put a jinx on
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accurse
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imprecate
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(verbo) 
I am cursed with a bad memory.
Sinônimos
afflict
There are four main problems that afflict these people.
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trouble
Is anything troubling you?
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plague
She was plagued by weakness, fatigue, and dizziness.
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torment
My older brother used to torment me by singing it to me.
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scourge
Economic anarchy scourged the post-war world.
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vex
Everything about that man vexes me.
(substantivo) 
Definition
a profane or obscene expression, usually of anger
She shot him an angry look and a curse.
Sinônimos
oath
Weller let out a foul oath and hurled himself upon him.
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obscenity
They shouted obscenities at us as we passed.
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blasphemy
She described the killings as a blasphemy before God.
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expletive
He muttered an expletive under his breath.
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profanity
Our ears were assailed by curses and profanities.
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swearword
I'd never heard a swear word in my life.
(substantivo) 
Definition
an appeal to a supernatural power for harm to come to a person
He believes someone has put a curse on him.
Sinônimos
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jinx
Someone had put a jinx on him.
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hoodoo (informal)
It'll take a football miracle if we are to break that hoodoo.
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evil eye
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excommunication
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malison (archaic)
(substantivo) 
Definition
something that causes great trouble or harm
She has worked hard to reverse the curse of racism.
Sinônimos
affliction
Hay fever is an affliction that arrives at an early age.
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evil
Racism is one of the greatest evils in the world.
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plague (informal)
the cynicism which is the plague of our generation
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scourge
Vandalism is a scourge that is ruining our beautiful town.
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cross
Being labelled a cheat is a cross I have to bear.
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trouble
She tells me her troubles. I tell her mine.
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disaster
the second air disaster in less than two months
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burden
Having more responsibility at work felt like a burden to him.
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ordeal
the painful ordeal of identifying the body
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torment
the torments of being a writer
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hardship
Many people are suffering economic hardship.
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misfortune
He had had his full share of misfortunes.
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calamity
This course of action could only end in calamity.
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tribulation
the trials and tribulations of everyday life
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bane
Spots can be the bane of a teenager.
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vexation
the tribulations and vexations we have to put up with

Citações

A plague o' both your houses [William ShakespeareRomeo and Juliet]
How comes it that you curse, Frère Jean? It's only, said the monk, in order to embellish my language [François RabelaisGargantua][Cursing] is an operation which in literature, particularly in the drama, is commonly fatal to the victim. Nevertheless, the liability to a cursing is a risk that cuts but a small figure in fixing the rates of life insurance [Ambrose BierceThe Devil's Dictionary]

provérbio

Curses, like chickens, come home to roost

Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of bane
Definition
a person or thing that causes misery or distress
Spots can be the bane of a teenager.
in the sense of blaspheme
Definition
to utter curses
He cursed and blasphemed to his last gasp.
Sinônimos
cuss (informal),
use bad language,
be foul-mouthed,
take the Lord's name in vain,
in the sense of blasphemy
Definition
behaviour or language that shows disrespect for God or sacred things
She described the killings as a blasphemy before God.
Sinônimos
cursing,
profanation,
profaneness,
impiousness

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