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curse

(kers),
An affliction thought to be invoked by a malevolent spirit.

curse

(kŭrs)
An affliction thought to be invoked by an evil spirit.

curse

(kĕrs)
1. To attempt to inflict injury by appeal to a malevolent supernatural power.
2. Injury assumed to have been inflicted by a malevolent supernatural power.
3. To use foul, offensive language.
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17:1-4) and a curse from Carthage (KAI 89): Canaanite precedents for Greek and Latin curses against thieves?
All the hilarious jokes and movie references and street signs about the curse were no longer good.
The Curse afflicts the winners of auctions, and it goes like this: When several competitors bid on an item of uncertain value, the competitor whose bid is most favorable to the seller wins the auction.
4 : a cause of great harm or evil <All this money has been nothing but a curse.
TWO men have been charged with the sexual assault of a woman who believed they could lift a black magic curse put on her family.
It is believed that the family ignored the curse and continued to use the land until one of their sons was thrown from his horse and killed.
Brigham's has confirmed it will be renaming its "legendary championship" flavor, Curse Reversed
The thieves don't realise what damage they have done because, as historian Ted Rudge has explained, there is a curse on anyone who interferes with this plaque.
The curse that results from turning from the Lord and relying on human strength is borne by images of being dry, barren, and unnourished.
His 14-tonne granite 'Cursing Stone' made to help the city of Carlisle celebrate the new millennium contained a 1,069-word curse invoked by the Bishop of Glasgow in 1575.
Indeed, many people believed that the famed diamond's alleged curse would bring tragedy to the United States.