execrate

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin exsecrārī, execrārī, from ex (out) + sacrāre (to consecrate, declare accursed).

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execrate (third-person singular simple present execrates, present participle execrating, simple past and past participle execrated)

  1. To feel loathing for; abhor.
  2. To declare to be hateful or abhorrent; denounce.
  3. (archaic) To invoke a curse.

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Participle[edit]

exēcrāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of exēcrātus