[ek-si-krey-shuh n] /ˌɛk sɪˈkreɪ ʃən/
the act of .
a curse or imprecation:
The execrations of the prophet terrified the sinful multitude.
the object ; a thing held in abomination.
late 14c., from Latin execrationem (nominative execratio), noun of action from past participle stem of execrari “to hate, curse,” from ex- “out” (see ex-) + sacrare “to devote to holiness or to destruction, consecrate,” from sacer “sacred” (see sacred).
[ek-si-krey-tiv, -kruh-] /ˈɛk sɪˌkreɪ tɪv, -krə-/ adjective 1. pertaining to or characterized by execration. 2. prone to .
[ek-si-kruh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, -krey-tuh-ree] /ˈɛk sɪ krəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, -ˌkreɪ tə ri/ adjective 1. pertaining to execration. 2. having the nature of or containing an execration.
[ig-zek] /ɪgˈzɛk/ noun, Informal. 1. an executive, especially in business. modifier : exec perks/ exec burnout noun executive
[ek-si-kyoot] /ˈɛk sɪˌkyut/ verb (used with object), executed, executing. 1. to carry out; accomplish: to execute a plan or order. 2. to perform or do: to execute a maneuver; to execute a gymnastic feat. 3. to inflict capital punishment on; put to death according to law. 4. to murder; assassinate. 5. to produce in accordance […]