beshrew

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be·shrew

 (bĭ-shro͞o′)
tr.v. be·shrewed, be·shrew·ing, be·shrews Archaic
To invoke evil upon; curse: "Beshrew thee, cousin, which didst lead me forth / Of that sweet way I was in to despair!" (Shakespeare).

[Middle English bishrewen : bi-, be- + shrew, wicked person; see shrew.]

beshrew

(bɪˈʃruː)
vb
(tr) archaic to wish evil on; curse (used in mild oaths such as beshrew me)
[C14: see be-, shrew]

be•shrew

(bɪˈʃru)

v.t. Archaic.
to invoke evil upon.
[1275–1325; Middle English; see be-, shrew 1]

beshrew


Past participle: beshrewed
Gerund: beshrewing

Imperative
beshrew
beshrew
Present
I beshrew
you beshrew
he/she/it beshrews
we beshrew
you beshrew
they beshrew
Preterite
I beshrewed
you beshrewed
he/she/it beshrewed
we beshrewed
you beshrewed
they beshrewed
Present Continuous
I am beshrewing
you are beshrewing
he/she/it is beshrewing
we are beshrewing
you are beshrewing
they are beshrewing
Present Perfect
I have beshrewed
you have beshrewed
he/she/it has beshrewed
we have beshrewed
you have beshrewed
they have beshrewed
Past Continuous
I was beshrewing
you were beshrewing
he/she/it was beshrewing
we were beshrewing
you were beshrewing
they were beshrewing
Past Perfect
I had beshrewed
you had beshrewed
he/she/it had beshrewed
we had beshrewed
you had beshrewed
they had beshrewed
Future
I will beshrew
you will beshrew
he/she/it will beshrew
we will beshrew
you will beshrew
they will beshrew
Future Perfect
I will have beshrewed
you will have beshrewed
he/she/it will have beshrewed
we will have beshrewed
you will have beshrewed
they will have beshrewed
Future Continuous
I will be beshrewing
you will be beshrewing
he/she/it will be beshrewing
we will be beshrewing
you will be beshrewing
they will be beshrewing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been beshrewing
you have been beshrewing
he/she/it has been beshrewing
we have been beshrewing
you have been beshrewing
they have been beshrewing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been beshrewing
you will have been beshrewing
he/she/it will have been beshrewing
we will have been beshrewing
you will have been beshrewing
they will have been beshrewing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been beshrewing
you had been beshrewing
he/she/it had been beshrewing
we had been beshrewing
you had been beshrewing
they had been beshrewing
Conditional
I would beshrew
you would beshrew
he/she/it would beshrew
we would beshrew
you would beshrew
they would beshrew
Past Conditional
I would have beshrewed
you would have beshrewed
he/she/it would have beshrewed
we would have beshrewed
you would have beshrewed
they would have beshrewed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.beshrew - wish harm uponbeshrew - wish harm upon; invoke evil upon; "The bad witch cursed the child"
bring up, call down, conjure, conjure up, invoke, call forth, put forward, arouse, evoke, stir, raise - summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic; "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the air"; "call down the spirits from the mountain"