commination

Definitions of commination
  1. noun
    a threat of divine punishment or vengeance
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    type of:
    threat
    declaration of an intention or a determination to inflict harm on another
  2. noun
    prayers proclaiming God's anger against sinners; read in the Church of England on Ash Wednesday
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    type of:
    orison, petition, prayer
    reverent petition to a deity
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