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Synonyms for abhor

to regard with extreme dislike and hostility

Synonyms for abhor

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The President stated that Pakistan abhorred terrorism in all its forms and manifestations while underscoring the need to have resolute determination to defeat the evil forces of terrorism from our region.
What they didn't know was how much I truly abhorred his different positions, especially his stance on homosexuality.
And perhaps it is partly the vacuum so abhorred by nature that I created by leaving this post, eventually to work for the Presbyterians, that has resulted in another David Harris moving in to fill the void.
(This is why people are even able to entertain the attitude that manual labor for low pay is a moral evil to be abhorred.) The day may come--soon--when the nanobots are making our Caesar salad from molecular scratch and robots are swaddling our infants.
Not every slave was interested in leaving the plantation, even if they abhorred slavery.
But rather like Marshall McLuhan is commonly misperceived as celebrating a media-drenched culture which, in fact, he abhorred and warned us against, so Orwell is often regarded by those who haven't bothered reading him as a cross between Machiavelli and Stephen King; as some dour fantasist who took perverse delight in imagining the horrors of tyrannical states.
Part Two, "White Abolitionists and Violent Means," asserts by its title that some whites that abhorred slavery considered violence.
They did it solely out of grievance and hatred -- hatred for the values cherished in the West as freedom, tolerance, prosperity, religious pluralism, and universal suffrage, but abhorred by religious fundamentalists (and not only Islamic fundamentalists) as licentiousness, corruption, greed and apostasy."
Best known as Oscar Wilde's first male lover and, ultimately, his literary executor, Ross was remarkable for his constancy and generosity to all his friends, his influential artistic tastes (although he abhorred impressionism), and his commitment to keeping Wilde's legacy alive.
The followers of the Hirata school abhorred Buddhism, also foreign in origin, and yearned for a Japan of pure nativist thought.
Opposition to tranvestism on stage may have been limited to those who fundamentally abhorred the theater.
By the INN, however, when federal allocations for the performing arts began to plummet except in the nation's capital, it was hard not to see this as a slap at New York City, which exemplified just about everything the Reagan administration abhorred. Thus, while the research collections at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts had to slash their hours, the Music Division of the Library of Congress was buying high-priced items, such as Diaghilev's music library, at Sotheby's.
The inhabitants of Melbourne first abhorred the concept, then grew to like the way the most elegant, the Rialto, glimmered and flickered in the fickle Melbourne weather.
One of Canada's most prominent painters, Alex Colville has, for decades, either been revered or abhorred by critics for the kitschy, naive sentimentality of his realist paintings.