Example sentences for: imprecations

How can you use “imprecations” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • I asked Richard Boyd, the professional court reporter who transcribed the session, whether his transcript might have omitted hisses, boos, and imprecations.

  • Then again, there are passages of dark fury--the outraged indignation of the Swede's wised-up brother, Jerry the Miami heart surgeon, who can't stand the innocence any longer, and whose drumbeat imprecations achieve a kind of poetry:

  • Someone else made her trash her house and scrawl imprecations on the walls, but cutting her wrists, she says, giggling, was all her own work.

  • W. C. Fields fooled the Production Code with imprecations of his own devising, such as “Godfrey Daniel!”

  • More than three decades later I readily recall my opinions about both at the time, opinions that have changed little over the years: there was no doubt that the MWIII deserved criticism, but those benighted, self-appointed guardians of the language who were heaping vituperative imprecations on the Dictionary (and its editors) were criticizing it for the wrong things.


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