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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.
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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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Theoretically this finding can be explain by the effect of two vitamins on calcium homeostasis vitamin D acts as an inducer of bone resorption and thus higher intake may result in increased turnover and increased urinary calcium execration. Conversely results of some studies in animal (8) and humans (9) indicate that vitamin K decrease urinary calcium execration.
The road to recovery can be measured in exclamations, some of execration, some of joy.
Cher lecteur, en guise d'introduction, je vous avoue que je n'ai aucun respect pour l'auteur et que je n'eprouve a son egard que mepris et execration. C'est tout ce qu'il merite, cet hypocrite !
"The same applies to the word 'La'anah' or curse and 'Rahmah' or mercy to talk about specific and limited or general and boundless execration and clemency."
"I can already hear the chorus of execration," Powell noted, pausing to fix the local television crew with his basilisk stare.
(One of the key folios of the 1610s was Nicholas de Hebreray's Amadis de Gaula, published in two volumes in 1618/19, yet it is a book Ben Jonson identifies in his "Execration Upon Vulcan" as one of the "serious follies" of contemporary literary culture.) (10) Samuel Daniel, a "mere poet" who demonstrated temerity by publishing a folio Works fifteen years before Jonson, is disappointingly absent from most accounts of the first folio.
No dealer in human blood, even in the town of Liverpool, will be long able to encounter the execration of all mankind by continuing it.
I can already hear the chorus of execration. How dare I say such a horrible thing?
These crimes have brought upon their authors the execration of all civilized peoples throughout the world.