[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).


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