Maledict



[mal-i-dikt] /ˈmæl ɪ dɪkt/ Archaic.

adjective
1.
.
verb (used with object)
2.
to put a curse on.
/ˈmælɪdɪkt/
verb
1.
(transitive) (literary) to utter a curse against
adjective
2.
(archaic) cursed or detestable

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