Commination

Com`mi*na"tion

(?), n. [L. comminatio, from comminari to threaten; com- + minari to threaten: cf. F. commination.] 1. A threat or threatening; a denunciation of punishment or vengeance.
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With terrible comminations to all them that did resist.
Foxe.
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Those thunders of commination.
I. Taylor.
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2. An office in the liturgy of the Church of England, used on Ash Wednesday, containing a recital of God's anger and judgments against sinners.
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