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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Im·pre·cate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Imprecated p. pr. & vb. n. Imprecating ]
 1. To call down by prayer, as something hurtful or calamitous.
    Imprecate the vengeance of Heaven on the guilty empire.   --Mickle.
 2. To invoke evil upon; to curse; to swear at.
 In vain we blast the ministers of Fate,
 And the forlorn physicians imprecate.   --Rochester.