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 for execrate
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Execrate \Ex"e*crate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Execrated; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Execrating.] [L. execratus, exsecratus, p. p. of
     execrare, exsecrare, to execrate; ex out + sacer holy,
     sacred. See Sacred.]
     To denounce evil against, or to imprecate evil upon; to
     curse; to protest against as unholy or detestable; hence, to
     detest utterly; to abhor; to abominate. "They . . . execrate
     their lct." --Cowper.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      v 1: find repugnant; "I loathe that man"; "She abhors cats"
           [syn: abhor, loathe, abominate, execrate]
      2: curse or declare to be evil or anathema or threaten with
         divine punishment [syn: accurse, execrate, anathemize,
         comminate, anathemise, anathematize, anathematise]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  53 Moby Thesaurus words for "execrate":
     abhor, abominate, abuse, accurse, anathematize, ban, bark at,
     berate, betongue, blacken, blaspheme, blast, censure, condemn,
     confound, curse, curse and swear, cuss, damn, darn, denounce,
     detest, dysphemize, excommunicate, fulminate against, hate, hex,
     hold in abomination, imprecate, jaw, load with reproaches, loathe,
     objurgate, rag, rail at, rate, rave against, reprehend, reprobate,
     reprove, revile, scatologize, shudder at, swear, talk dirty,
     throw a whammy, thunder against, tongue-lash, utterly detest,
     vilify, vituperate, yell at, yelp at

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