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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /æˈkə(ɹ)s/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /æˈkə(ɹ)s/

Definitions of accurse word

  • verb accurse to curse or consign to damnation, perdition, or misery 3
  • noun accurse To devote to destruction; to imprecate misery or evil upon; to curse; to execrate; to anathematize. 1

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Parts of speech for Accurse


accurse popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 7% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 75% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

Synonyms for accurse

verb accurse

  • hate — to dislike intensely or passionately; feel extreme aversion for or extreme hostility toward; detest: to hate the enemy; to hate bigotry.
  • abhor — If you abhor something, you hate it very much, especially for moral reasons.
  • abominate — to dislike intensely; loathe; detest
  • anathematize — to pronounce an anathema (upon a person, etc); curse
  • censure — If you censure someone for something that they have done, you tell them that you strongly disapprove of it.

Antonyms for accurse

verb accurse

  • admire — If you admire someone or something, you like and respect them very much.
  • adore — If you adore someone, you feel great love and admiration for them.
  • approve — If you approve of an action, event, or suggestion, you like it or are pleased about it.
  • cherish — If you cherish something such as a hope or a pleasant memory, you keep it in your mind for a long period of time.
  • commend — If you commend someone or something, you praise them formally.

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