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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Execrate \Ex"e*crate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Execrated; p. pr. & vb. n. Execrating.] [L. execratus, exsecratus, p. p. of execrare, exsecrare, to execrate; ex out + sacer holy, sacred. See Sacred.] To denounce evil against, or to imprecate evil upon; to curse; to protest against as unholy or detestable; hence, to detest utterly; to abhor; to abominate. "They . . . execrate their lct." --Cowper. [1913 Webster]