anathemize

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v anathemize curse or declare to be evil or anathema or threaten with divine punishment
    • v anathemize wish harm upon; invoke evil upon "The bad witch cursed the child"
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Usage

In literature:

Et a modo nullus liber sub anathemate teneatur, et omnia predicta anathemata absolvimus.
"The Care of Books" by John Willis Clark
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In news:

Michael Dirda on ' Anathem '.
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