abhor

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  • He was so abhorred that scarcely any one would do him a service. Cited from Grettir the Strong, Icelandic Saga, Author Unknown
  • Never had a man abhorred a woman to such a point without reason. Cited from The Man Who Laughs, by Victor Hugo
  • How can one help abhorring both these men and their religion? Cited from History of England, James II Vol. 1, Macaulay
  • The self-same thing they will abhor One way, and long another for. Cited from English Satires, by Various
  • Her heart is with him, but she abhors the cause to which he has given himself. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 13, No. 77, March, 1864, by Various
  • He declared therefore that he abhorred the thought of a standing army. Cited from History of England, James II V. 5, Macaulay
  • He abhors our principles too much, and besides, it is too near home. Cited from A Reputed Changeling, by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • The thought that you planned evil against me I have ever cast out and abhorred. Cited from Veranilda, by George Gissing
  • It would have looked so particular; and you know how I abhor doing that. Cited from Northanger Abbey, by Jane Austen
  • Thus, one person may prefer one type of food while another abhors it.
  • Beautiful and noble as were his life and his life-work, he was widely abhorred. Cited from Warfare of Science/Theology, Andrew Dickson White
  • Although this marriage was strongly abhorred by his parents, he did not give it up.
  • Once more she found herself installed for the evening in the abhorred chamber. Cited from Theresa Marchmont, by Mrs Charles Gore
  • It is only for being what is called by that name that I abhor him. Cited from Malbone: An Oldport Romance by Thomas W. Higginson
  • This therefore shows us how God abhors that man that for sin has lost himself. Cited from The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3, John Bunyan
  • Nature abhors the old, and old age seems the only disease: all others run into this one. Cited from Essays, by Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Nature abhors the old, and old age seems the only disease; all others run into this one. Cited from Essays, First Series, by Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • For they have done all these things: and therefore I abhorred them. Cited from The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Leviticus Book 3
  • He did not abhor the company of rich men; he sought it. Cited from The Profits of Religion, Fifth Edition, by Upton Sinclair
  • In the second place, because I abhor the very idea of marriage. Cited from Temporal Power, by Marie Corelli
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Meaning of abhor

  • verb Find repugnant
    I loathe that man, She abhors cats