Definition of execrations:
Usage examples of execrations:
It is true that she had soon ceased to submit patiently to all that was required of her and even had often opposed her adoptive mother with vehement words, tears and execrations, but these unpleasant scenes, which always ended by a declaration on Paulina's part that she forgave the girl, had always resulted in a long break in her drives and in a variety of small annoyances.- "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
- "Alice of Old Vincennes", Maurice Thompson.
This excited such a degree of commiseration in the breasts of those very men, who a little before, pouring execrations upon them, had proposed that they should be delivered up and torn to pieces, that every one, forgetting his own condition, turned away his eyes from that degradation of so high a dignity, as from a spectacle too horrid to behold.- "The History of Rome; Books Nine to Twenty-Six", Titus Livius.