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curse

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

(kŭrs)
An affliction thought to be invoked by an evil spirit.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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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Two policemen aproached the taxi and when they tried to talk the drunk woman into going to the police station with them, she purportedly cursed and assaulted them as well.
The elders of the village claimed that around in the 16th century, when a temple was being constructed by the Gods in the village, a woman was grinding wheat, due to which the deities got distracted, and out of anger, they cursed the village, saying that no woman would be able to give birth to the children.
Taking a jibe at the opposition parties, the prime minister said that there were more speakers than the audience during the Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Tahirul Qadri-led rally at Lahore's Mall Road earlier this week.Abbasi said the Parliament was cursed and he was threatened during the rally that provincial assemblies would be dissolved.
The 36-year-old businessman claimed to prosecutors that the suspect disrespected them and cursed them in front of the hotel's guests.
Of course, as with many victims of curses, I was oblivious to the fact I was cursed.
The platform found men cursed 16.5 percent more frequently than women when chatting with a representative.
White Light Award for Best Lighting Design: Neil Austin 'Harry Potter And The Cursed Child'
Her stepmother, Regina, is destined to poison Viv at any moment, and the love of her life, Henley, is cursed to be the huntsman who will cut out her heart.
The former Bulgarian Chief Mufti Nedim Gendzhev and a group of imams cursed Stefan Grozdev, one of the two candidates for the position of head of the Sofia Appellate Court, reports the bTV national channel.
Such an approach cannot be deemed an innocent one while GE-len cursed no one in particular, YeE-il added.
His business card states, "Are You Cursed? See Orpheus, Curses Reversed!" But Orpheus won't touch this one, it's too real.
Cursed is the politician from whose lips drop Lies like