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malediction
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Moby Dick
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  • The long, barbed steel goblets were lifted; and to cries and maledictions against the white whale, the spirits were simultaneously quaffed down with a hiss.
  • But the predestinated mate coming still closer to him, where the Lakeman stood fixed, now shook the heavy hammer within an inch of his teeth; meanwhile repeating a string of insufferable maledictions.

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  • Her malediction of all bureaucracy.
  • And I left him, muttering maledictions against his evil angel.
    Bronte, Anne  --  The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

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