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curse

1 verb
     
Related topics: Magic
curse1
1 [intransitive] to swear:
Gilbert was cursing under his breath.
2 [transitive] to say or think bad things about someone or something because they have made you angry:
He cursed his bad luck in arriving just after she'd left.
curse somebody/something for (doing) something
Elsa cursed herself for believing his lies.
3 [transitive]ROM to ask God or a magical power to harm someone

curse somebody ↔ out

phrasal verb
to swear at someone who has made you angry

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