anathema

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  • I tell you, before the sun sets this evening, this house shall be anathema! Cited from The Long Night, by Stanley Weyman
  • Hold him, hold him, or else he'll get away, the anathema! Cited from The Cook's Wedding and Other Stories, by Anton Chekhov
  • They are as much anathema to me as I, no doubt, am to them. Cited from To Let, by John Galsworthy
  • It is time he was cast out from our midst and become anathema. Cited from The City of Fire, by Grace Livingston Hill
  • I created myself the organ of her anathemas, and stood forth her self-elected champion. Cited from The Adventures of Hugh Trevor, by Thomas Holcroft
  • Anathema on all those who do not live by thought. Cited from Analytical Studies, by Honore de Balzac
  • Washington looked as if about to thunder anathema upon the human race. Cited from The Conqueror, by Gertrude Franklin Atherton
  • Having a son is anathema in her female-only community.
  • The anathema of the Church went out against the new order. Cited from History of Modern Europe 1792-1878, by C. A. Fyffe
  • And this day to hear her voice lifted in a quality of anathema. Cited from The Ragged Edge, by Harold MacGrath
  • New York, discovered to be the home of Strong, became anathema to his host. Cited from Bambi, by Marjorie Benton Cooke
  • Could he help her to become Anathema maranatha among her sister women? Cited from The Woman Who Did, by Grant Allen
  • They even caused a counter anathema to be read against the Greek Church. Cited from History ... Foreign Missions ... Oriental Churches, Vol. II, by Anderson
  • Its blind anathema is as likely as not to fall on its own allies. Cited from The Task of Social Hygiene, by Havelock Ellis
  • Such it was said to be, and such in the main it probably was, though the anathemas must have been added now. Cited from The Arian Controversy, by H. M. Gwatkin
  • He raised his eyes, as if to heaven, and his voice in fulminating anathema. Cited from The Tyranny of Weakness, by Charles Neville Buck
  • He came to Washington out of Wall Street and Wall Street is always anathema. Cited from The Mirrors of Washington, by Anonymous
  • His lips worked as if in the effort to form anathemas his dry throat refused to utter. Cited from The Mormon Prophet, by Lily Dougall
  • As an anathema enters all the two hundred and forty-eight members of the body, so does it issue from them all. Cited from Hebraic Literature; Translations from the Talmud, Midrashim and Kabbala
  • Anathema to him who does not thus believe.
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Meaning of anathema

  • noun A detested person
    he is an anathema to me
  • noun A formal ecclesiastical curse accompanied by excommunication