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Verb1.anathemize - wish harm uponanathemize - 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"
2.anathemize - curse or declare to be evil or anathema or threaten with divine punishment
deplore - express strong disapproval of; "We deplore the government's treatment of political prisoners"
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More than that, they anathemize American colonialism and evoke the obligation of every Muslim to defend natural rights.
Such shared testimony also contributes to interfaith dialogue: the only credible way for Christians to give a testimony to people of other religions about salvation in Christ is to speak in a united voice--or at least not to make efforts to anathemize or discredit the use of diverse Christian metaphors and approaches.
The Synod elaborated the regulations of the Consistory in May 1909, but on October 6, 1909, the Bishop of Roman, Gherasim Safirin, presented a memorandum to the Synod, claiming that the new law "overthrew the doctrine of ecclesiastical hierarchy, the doctrine of the relationship between bishops, priests and deacons, the doctrine of the center of Church authority" and announcing that, "if his brothers in God will persist in contesting the doctrines", he would apply Canon I of the Seventh Ecumenical Council, namely "I will break any canonical relationship with them, I will ban them, I will anathemize them as if they were heathens and publicans".