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malediction
used in King Lear

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Definition
the act of calling down a curse that invokes evil (and usually serves as an insult)
  • menaces and maledictions against king and nobles
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — A Hall in the Earl of Gloster's Castle (81% in)
maledictions = curses or insults
There are no more uses of "malediction" in King Lear.

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