(redirected from execrates)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.
References in classic literature ?
He did not execrate monsieur le prince, it is true, but he obeyed the king.
Did I, he would execrate my memory to the day of his death.
execrate the absurd Chinese custom of shaving the head.
That his, of all others, should have been the hands to rescue his miserable child; that he should have been his protector and faithful friend; that he should have shown him that love and tenderness which, from the wretched moment of his birth, he had never known; that he should have taught him to hate his own parent and execrate his very name; that he should now know and feel all this, and triumph in the recollection; was gall and madness to the usurer's heart.