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Sample sentences for the GRE study word malediction

malediction can be used as a noun

1.The father's awful malediction fell but too soon upon his innocent son for, as the latter was driving his chariot along the sea-shore, between Troezen and Athens,. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens
2.Feeling that life without her would be intolerable, he threw himself in despair on his own sword, and after solemnly invoking the malediction of the gods on the head of his father, expired beside the dead body of his betrothed. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens
3.Well listen, infamous man All those benedictions will fall back before they reach heaven, and only the malediction will ascend to God.. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
4.Five minutes afterwards the piano resounded to the touch of Mademoiselle d'Armilly's fingers, and Mademoiselle Danglars was singing Brabantio's malediction on Desdemona. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
5.And, whatever people may say," continued Caderousse, in his native language, which was not altogether devoid of rude poetry, "I cannot help being more frightened at the idea of the malediction of the dead than the hatred of the living.. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
6.menaces and maledictions against king and nobles needles. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
7.Passepartout shook it, but with no perceptible effect for neither shaking nor maledictions could prevail upon it to change its mind. - from Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne
8.Fogg, he was much more restless, counting and recounting the days passed over, uttering maledictions when the train stopped, and accusing it of sluggishness, and mentally blaming Mr. - from Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne

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