Imprecation


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Imprecation

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

From the Latin imprecari, meaning to "invoke by prayer," an imprecation is a plea to a deity and, most often, a recited spell meant to curse. The term is seldom, if ever, used today, but it was used in many witch trials during the persecutions.

I N A N N A see ISHTAR