verb (used with object), imprecated, imprecating.
to invoke or call down (evil or curses), as upon a person.

1605–15; < Latin imprecātus past participle of imprecārī to invoke, pray to or for, equivalent to im- im-1 + prec- pray + -ātus -ate1

imprecator, noun
imprecatory, adjective
unimprecated, adjective

curse, execrate, anathematize, accurse, denunciate.

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imprecate (ˈɪmprɪˌkeɪt)
1.  (intr) to swear, curse, or blaspheme
2.  (tr) to invoke or bring down (evil, a curse, etc): to imprecate disaster on the ship
3.  (tr) to put a curse on
[C17: from Latin imprecārī to invoke, from im-in-² + precārī to pray]

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