Antonyms for execrate
|Grammar : Verb|
|Spell : ek-si-kreyt|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈɛk sɪˌkreɪt|
Definition of execrateOrigin :
- 1560s, from Latin execratus/exsecratus, past participle of execrari/exsecrari "to curse, utter a curse; hate, abhor," from ex- (see ex-) + sacrare "to devote to" (see sacred). Hence, "to devote off or away; to curse." Related: Execrated; execrating.
- verb hate
- We but smile at the one, we would learn to execrate the other.
- Extract from : « Leading Articles on Various Subjects » by Hugh Miller
- I execrate the enslavement of the mind of our young children by the ecclesiastics.
- Extract from : « The Necessity of Atheism » by Dr. D.M. Brooks
- And yet, have I a right to execrate the thrall of the beaker?
- Extract from : « Cleopatra, Complete » by Georg Ebers
- You are not the only one who will execrate the destiny that brought us here.
- Extract from : « Arachne, Complete » by Georg Ebers
- He longed to execrate aloud, to bring his fist down on something violently.
- Extract from : « Dubliners » by James Joyce
- But the day will, come when they will execrate Pierce before Benedict Arnold, sir.
- Extract from : « The Crisis, Complete » by Winston Churchill
- The mob gathered to execrate the "hair-buyer general" and escort him to jail.
- Extract from : « The Conquest » by Eva Emery Dye
- They pity him, they pray for him; me they would only loathe and execrate.
- Extract from : « The Spanish Brothers » by Deborah Alcock
- I pity the man, I execrate and hate the man who has only to boast that he is white.
- Extract from : « The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 9 (of 12) » by Robert G. Ingersoll
- With every drop of my blood I hate and execrate every form of tyranny, every form of slavery.
- Extract from : « The Ghosts » by Robert G. Ingersoll
Synonyms for execrate
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