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Verb: beshrew  bi'shroo
Usage: archaic
  1. Wish harm upon; invoke evil upon
    "The bad witch beshrewed the child";
    - curse, damn, bedamn [archaic], anathemize, anathemise [Brit], imprecate, maledict [archaic], doggone [N. Amer], dang [N. Amer]

Derived forms: beshrewing, beshrewed, beshrews

Type of: arouse, bring up, call down, call forth, conjure, conjure up, evoke, invoke, put forward, raise, stir

Encyclopedia: Beshrew