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Word of the Day 11/10/17 Malediction

Malediction (noun)
mal·e·dic·tion [mal-i-dik-shuhn]
(previously 03-16-13)

noun
1. a curse; imprecation.
2. the utterance of a curse.
3. slander.

Synonyms
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1. damning, execration.

Antonyms
1. benediction.


Origin: 1400–50; late Middle English malediccion < Latin malediction- (stem of maledictio ) slander ( Late Latin: curse). See male-, diction

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