curse word

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Noun1.curse word - profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or angercurse word - profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger; "expletives were deleted"
profanity - vulgar or irreverent speech or action
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Pope Francis got his share of Duterte's favorite curse word during the 2016 presidential campaign.
He lamented that the 'disciples of the cleric say MashaAllah and AlHamdulillalh after each curse word uttered by him'.
But unfortunately for Orbos, a general manager of the Metro Manila Development Authority, he faced a strong reprimand and a curse word from his irked boss, Transportation secretary Arthur Tugade, who said habal-habal was not allowed.
A broadcast comedy can't make every other word a curse word, a la "Veep," or create a large-scale battle sequence that is filmed with claustrophobic intensity, as does HBO's "Game of Thrones.
Apparently it has become accepted practice that if one writes a curse word but misspells it, it is OK.
He also said turning to a member of his entourage 'If my good friend says a curse word against my mother, he can expect a punch.
But if my good friend Dr Gasparri says a curse word against my mother he can expect a punch.
He had argued that he was not guilty because the curse word was not an offence in his native Canada.
Read Write Think Interactive Crossword Puzzles (Under Grades 3-5: select Play One of Ours, Select Math Curse Word Problems, and Click Play) www.
One, in the Wall Street Journal, reports on his prowess as expressed by the field of advanced statistics, or sabermetrics, and how it clearly distinguished him from his teammate Prince Fielder (a slugger who is subpar in the field and on the basepaths); another, in the New York Times, praises his ability to come through when it mattered most ("clutch" being practically a curse word to sabermetricians).
I would have to say f**k is my favourite curse word.
When an astronaut slipped up and used a curse word during his radio transmission, the first astronaut to key up his mic and blurt out "green turtle" became the recipient of dinner for two at a restaurant of his choice.