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Synonyms for abhor



Synonyms for abhor

to regard with extreme dislike and hostility

Synonyms for abhor

find repugnant

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It is a veiled optimism, certainly, one drenched in blood (the ink in which Acker's Abhor writes her story), but it is an optimism nonetheless.
The Birmingham Mail abhors the idea that the sick should struggle to find money so they can park their cars when they are in hospital.
WHEN people first come into contact with crime, they abhor it; if they remain in contact with crime for a time, they become accustomed to it, and endure it; if they remain in contact with it long enough, they finally embrace it, and become influenced by it.
IF, as a new Government report says, one in 11 Muslims in Britain not only agree with but actively support terrorism, perhaps ministers and MPs will now stop apologising and self-flagellating in front of the Muslim community every time the issue of fanaticism arises and saying at every opportunity: "The vast majority of Muslims in this country are peace loving and abhor violence.
It must be one of the laws of nature: City Council proclamations abhor a vacuum.
It turns out, of course, that the other students are vampires, who abhor water.
I abhor that you chose to run a photo of a bullfight in your last issue [July/August].
simply people who abhor the barbaric sport of hunting, and we are in the majority.
I abhor alleged victims making people suffer out of pure spite.
The Grands Ateliers takes as its maxim Jean Prouve's assertion 'I abhor designing without constructing'.
If Mr Coppinger's belief is genuine, can I assume his next letter will be to abhor the PR campaign financed directly and indirectly by the EU to coerce the British people to support his pro EU views?
Even though I loathe drugs I abhor the kangaroo court which is at present crucifying Kate Moss.
I abhor racism at any level but I also loathe the thought that individuals may "play the race card" to get others into trouble.
But Ms Davidson told Mr Davies, 'I abhor your comments, David.
Although I abhor superstore shopping, at least I can see the goods I want to buy.