Arithmetic... is the study of quantity, especially as the result of operations that combine numbers. In common usage, it refers to the simpler properties when using the traditional operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division with smaller values of numbers.
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a·nath·e·ma·tize [uh-nath-uh-muh-tahyz]THE CHOICE IS CLEAR:
1. to pronounce an anathema against; to denounce; to curse.