Curse and complain

imprecation
(n)
im-prǝ-CAY-shǝn
Meaning

curse

1st Sample Sentence

With eyes blazing with anger, the sage uttered a terrible imprecation.

Root

in (into, in, on, upon)#precari (to pray, ask, beg, request) (Latin)

Mnemonics

IMPRECATION=IM-PRAY-cation. The prefix IM- means opposite. The opposite of PRAY is CURSE (The latin root word "precari" means pray). sounds a lot like IMPLICATION. one must tihnk of the implications before cursing.

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