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malediction
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

7 uses
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Definition
the act of calling down a curse that invokes evil (and usually serves as an insult)
  • If only my malediction is needed for that, I bestow it upon him! and his cathedral, and his mills!
    1.2.3 — Vol 1 Bk 2 Chpt 3 — Kisses for Blows (5% in)
  • "Malediction!" he cried as he fell, and remained as though dead, with his face to the earth.
    1.2.6 — Vol 1 Bk 2 Chpt 6 — The Broken Jug (83% in)
  • Human words were, for him, always a raillery or a malediction.
    1.4.3 — Vol 1 Bk 4 Chpt 3 — Immanis Pecoris Custos, Immanior Ipse (45% in)
  • "Maledictions!" said the captain, and fell.
    2.7.8 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 8 — The Utility of Windows Which.... (96% in)
  • "Malediction!" exclaimed Dom Claude.
    2.10.1 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 1 — Gringoire Has Many Good.... (95% in)
  • Maledictions!
    2.11.1 — Vol 2 Bk 11 Chpt 1 — The Little Shoe (61% in)
  • Then she aroused from the depression into which she had fallen during the last few moments, cried out, and as she spoke, her voice now rent the ear like a saw, then stammered as though all kind of maledictions were pressing to her lips to burst forth at once.
    2.11.1 — Vol 2 Bk 11 Chpt 1 — The Little Shoe (86% in)

There are no more uses of "malediction" in The Hunchback of Notre Dame.

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