curse with

curse with (something)

1. To call evil upon one. A noun or pronoun can be used between "curse" and "with." I cursed him with every illness I could think of when I heard how he had mistreated my daughter.
2. To have a particular problem or affliction. A noun or pronoun can be used between "curse" and "with." I've been cursed with an excellent memory because I can remember every insult or wrong that has ever been done to me.
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curse someone or something with something

 
1. to damn someone or something with something, especially a verbal curse. She cursed him with the fervent wish that he rot in hell. She cursed the day he was born with an unprintable oath.
2. to afflict or oppress someone or something with something. His upbringing cursed him with a strong sense of guilt. The political scandal cursed the town with a dismal reputation for years.
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So, in my family when we curse, we curse with love.
Rather, Quiring aligns the curse with Derrida's concept of the "supplement," defining it as that which "can complement and represent the law, but also threatens to dissolve and replace it" (2).
The circles which had difficulty in apprehending his words chose to distort his curse with claims saying: 'The scholar betrayed the Muslims.
23) In either case the relation of the rivalry and the associated Curse with these ancient myths testifies to its narrative power and resonance.