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so annoying or detestable as to deserve condemnation

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of very poor quality or condition

unequivocally detestable

deserving a curse

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Your Minister may perhaps be good as a Minister, but as a general he is not merely bad but execrable, yet to him is entrusted the fate of our whole country.
He who can peruse it without a tearful eye, a heaving breast, an afflicted spirit,-- without being filled with an unutterable abhorrence of slavery and all its abettors, and animated with a determination to seek the immediate overthrow of that execrable system,--without trembling for the fate of this country in the hands of a righteous God, who is ever on the side of the oppressed, and whose arm is not shortened that it cannot save,--must have a flinty heart, and be qualified to act the part of a trafficker "in slaves and the souls of men.
Peste, I will do nothing of the kind; the moment they come from government you would find them execrable.
That, however, will surprise you the less when I pause to declare that I have paid as much as four shillings and sixpence for half a loaf of execrable bread; that my mate and I, between us, seldom took more than a few pennyweights of gold-dust in any one day; and never once struck pick into nugget, big or little, though we had the mortification of inspecting the "mammoth masses" of which we found the papers full on landing, and which had brought the gold-fever to its height during our very voyage.
And tonight, the execrable Tony Blair is still on course to become the first president of a United States of Europe.
What would really help me, however, is if Simon Cowell could be encouraged into rehab - to get over his addiction to making execrable TV shows.
Le Gouverneur de Sousse semble cependant ignorer toutes les ruelles adjacentes au marche central de Sousse, encombrees de toutes sortes de marchands ambulants et de marchandises douteuses et qui font de l'acces a la Medina de Sousse une aventure execrable d'odeurs nauseabondes et de dangers.
Krauze argumenta que no importa si un lider politico es de izquierda o de derecha; si viola las leyes democraticas es un dictador y es, por tanto, execrable.
Similarly, he's always banged on about being an all-round entertainer, but his nose for publicity has led him to return with singles like the execrable but hugely controversial Party Like A Russian when its parent album is packed to bursting with blatantly superior material.
Enfin le club du president Jean-Michel Aulas souligne que lors de l'OM-OL joue il y a presque un an, dans un contexte execrable, [beaucoup moins que] aucun reproche n'avait ete adresse a l'OL.
The description certainly fit an execrable batting display, a series of lazy shots, incompetent running and dreadful decision-making culminating in 88 all out with 14 balls left unbowled.
Anne John-stone, 62, who is being treated for leukaemia at the Beatson, says: "The treatment here is fantastic but the food is execrable.
Au cours de cette audience, Sa Majeste le Roi, que Dieu l'assiste, leur a reitere Ses sentiments de compassion et Son empathie a l'egard de leurs souffrances, tant a cause de l'exploitation execrable dont leurs enfants ont ete victimes, qu'en raison de la liberation de l'individu concerne et de son impact psychologique sur eux, souligne le communique.
com/acoyne) a "In a more enlightened age, whoever did that execrable painting of Kate Middleton would be publicly flogged," joked (https://twitter.
We had badinage with the audience (arch and tedious), occasional effing and blinding (unnecessary) but also Kennedy's execrable attempt at singing (criminal) resulting in grievous bodily harm being perpetrated on Waller's The Spider and the Fly.