Definition of Comminate

1. Verb. Curse or declare to be evil or anathema or threaten with divine punishment. "Sam and Sue comminate the movie "




Definition of Comminate

1. Verb. To denounce or curse. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Comminate

commeres
commerge
commerged
commerges
commers
commeth
commie
commie poker
commies
commigrate
commigrated
commigrates
commigrating
commigration
commigrations
comminate (current term)
comminated
comminates
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commination
comminations
comminatory
comming
commingle
commingled
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comminglements
commingler
comminglers
commingles

Literary usage of Comminate

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1. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"Referring to the aspect of the sky: lower or lour. threaten, vt 1. menace, threat (archaic), comminate (rare); spec, denounce (rare), warn. 2. ..."

2. Essays in English Literature, 1780-1860 by George Saintsbury (1890)
"Some of my friends jeer or comminate at Mr. Howells; for my part I only shudder and echo the celebrated " There, but for the grace of God. ..."

3. Journal of Henry Cockburn: Being a Continuation of the Memorials of His Time by Henry Cockburn Cockburn (1874)
"... and though no one liked less to be thwarted or could comminate better, it was • "Memorials," first portion, published in 1856, pp. ..."

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