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Princeton's WordNet

  1. curse, beshrew, damn, bedamn, anathemize, anathemise, imprecate, maledictverb

    wish harm upon; invoke evil upon

    "The bad witch cursed the child"


  1. beshrewverb

    To invoke or wish evil upon; to curse.

    Etymology: From beshrewen, equivalent to .

  2. beshrewverb

    A mildly imprecatory or merely expletive introductory exclamation, in the form of the imperative.

    Beshrew your heart, Fair daughter! u2015 Shakespeare.

    Etymology: From beshrewen, equivalent to .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Beshrewverb

    to curse; to execrate

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Beshrew

    be-shrōō′, v.t. to invoke evil upon, to curse—now only in such mild imprecations as 'beshrew me,' or 'thee'—prob. not imperative but elliptical, like '(I) thank you.' [Pfx. be-, and Shrew.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of beshrew in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of beshrew in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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