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- (archaic) horrendous, horrific
1910, Josephine Preston Peabody, The Piper:
- Don't name the curseful place.
1890, Various, Ideal Commonwealths:
- They accuse themselves of ingratitude and malignity when any one denies a lawful satisfaction to another, of indolence, of sadness, of anger, of scurrility, of slander, and of lying, which curseful thing they thoroughly hate.