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cursed worthy of being detested or hated. [2 definitions]
curse word a word that is considered to be obscene or profane, esp. when it is used to condemn or to express anger.
cursive of writing in which individual letters within words are joined, or of print that simulates such writing. [3 definitions]
cursor a movable marker on a computer screen that indicates the point that will be affected by input from the user.
cursory done quickly and without care; superficial.
curt unpleasantly abrupt; brusque. [2 definitions]
curtail to make shorter; cut off part of.
curtain a piece of cloth hung in a window, archway, or other opening for decoration, to shut out light or to conceal something. [7 definitions]
curtain call an invitation, communicated by an audience's appreciative applause, for performers to return to the stage after a performance has ended.
curtainless combined form of curtain.
curtain raiser a short play presented before the main production. [2 definitions]
curtain wall an exterior wall that has no structural function.
curtsy a formal gesture of respect, made by girls and women, in which the body is lowered slightly by bending the knees while, often, one foot extends behind the other; counterpart of a bow by boys and men. [2 definitions]
curvaceous (informal) of a woman, having a full figure with pronounced curves; voluptuous.
curvature the condition of being curved or bent. [3 definitions]
curve an arc of a circle or any line resembling such a segment. [7 definitions]
curve ball a baseball pitch in which the ball curves toward the opposite side from which it was thrown. [2 definitions]
curved having the shape of a curve; not straight or angular.
curvet an advanced dressage figure in which a horse must rear and then spring forward onto its forelegs with the hind legs fully outstretched. [2 definitions]
curvilinear made of or enclosed by one or more curved lines.
curvy having many curves. [2 definitions]