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Definition of "execrative" [ex•e•cra•tive]

  • A word used for cursing; an oath. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "execrative" in a sentence
  • "December, on which day Nigger Question (in 'Fraser') had come out with execrative shrieks from several people - J.S. Mill for one; who indeed had personally quite parted from me, a year or two before, I knew not and to this day know not why; nor in fact ever much inquired, since it was his silly pleasure, poor Mill!"
  • "Into the body of the poor Tatars execrative Roman History intercalated an alphabetic letter; and so they continue Ta-r-tars, of fell Tartarean nature, to this day."
  • "If there is something to be done outside that is very execrative, it needs to be done early in the morning or late in the afternoon."
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