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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 im·pre·ca·tion /ˌɪmprɪˈkeʃən/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Im·pre·ca·tion n.  The act of imprecating, or invoking evil upon any one; a prayer that a curse or calamity may fall on any one; a curse.
    Men cowered like slaves before such horrid imprecations.   --Motley.
 Syn: -- Malediction; curse; execration; anathema. See Malediction.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the act of calling down a curse that invokes evil (and
           usually serves as an insult); "he suffered the
           imprecations of the mob" [syn: malediction]
      2: a slanderous accusation