In second husband, let me be accurst; None wed the second, but who killed the first.
Each in its place is seen to be good and worthy, but when each devours the other both are accurst.
Benvenuto Cellini has told us how his father, in like fashion, was eager that he should practise the "accurst art" of music.
I proposed: she accepted me, and here I am, eternally tied to this accurst insignia, if I'm to keep my promise!
None but the most accurst of villains could abuse such goodness.
Yet these blameless persons are treated as accurst and hated like mortal sin!
But observing my look of pain, she added: 'I have always lived in lonely, accurst places; I am accustomed to that.
He had no other place than near the gallows, where he had so often buried the hanged and the accurst.
It was said that he conjured gold and jewels out of the unholy flames he kindled, and was accurst of God and the church.
Once on a time He lived among men, preached, wrought miracles, suffered and died on the accurst tree.
also accurst, early 13c., acursede "lying under a curse," past participle adjective from obsolete verb acursen "pronounce a curse upon, excommunicate" (late 12c.), from a- intensive prefix + cursein (see curse (v.)). The extra -c- is 15c., mistaken Latinism. Weakened sense of "worthy of a curse" is from 1590s. Related: Accursedly; accursedness.