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A person is never happy till their vague strivings has itself marked out its proper limitations.
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Old English curs

Noun

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Singular
curse

Plural
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  1. A supernatural detriment or hindrance.
  2. A vulgar epithet.
  3. (UK, slang) A woman's monthly period.

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Derived terms

Verb

Infinitive
to curse

Third person singular
curses

Simple past
cursed or curst

Past participle
-

Present participle
cursing

to curse (third-person singular simple present curses, present participle cursing, simple past and past participle cursed or curst)
  1. (transitive) To place a curse upon (a person or object).
  2. (transitive) To speak or shout a vulgar curse or epithet at someone or something.
  3. (intransitive) To use offensive or morally inappropriate language.

Synonyms

  • (intransitive, use offensive language): swear

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References

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^  ^  ^  ^  Oxford-Paravia Concise - Dizionario Inglese-Italiano e Italiano-Inglese. Turin: Paravia, 2003. Edited in collaboration with Oxford University Press. ISBN 8839551107.

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Romanian

Noun

curse f. pl.

  1. Plural form of cursă.

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