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Synonyms for abhor



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Synonyms for abhor

to regard with extreme dislike and hostility

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Synonyms for abhor

find repugnant

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nature abhors the politicians the empty ignorance speculation, pleading and fantasy.
BEIRUT: Nature, a Greek fellow named Aristotle is once said to have observed, abhors a vacuum.
The idea of cemeteries being used as dog toilets abhors me to the core.
While He is all merciful, He abhors obstinate public disobedience: the history of the Hebrews in the Old Testament proves He acts.
Nature abhors a vacuum and the Smithsons helpfully expanded to fill it.
Her father is an earl so Lady Rose is firmly ensconced in polite society, a situation she abhors because women have no freedom and are passed from their father to their husband.
Cat, nick-named by his sister, learns to love the castle as much as Gwendolen abhors it.
In the famous "Sinners" sermon, he warns, "The God that holds you over the pit of hell, much as one holds a spider, or some loathsome insect over the fire, abhors you, and is dreadfully provoked: his wrath towards you burns like fire; he looks upon you as worthy of nothing else, but to be cast into the fire....
The idealism of the young American operative in this tale cloaks a brutality mirroring the terror he abhors. To liberate Vietnam from the shackles of colonialism and communism, clean-cut young men sporting college ties are ready to blow up baby carriages and incinerate villages.
Chomsky abhors the loss of life committed by 9-11's perpetrators, and asks us to similarly abhor the murderous acts committed with our tax dollars in our names.
Officer Lopez, who arrests him, is a fan of Dell's but he abhors domestic violence.
They forget that nature abhors a vacuum, and we humans need the symbols of Monarchy and, even more, have a need to worship.
Curiously, for a writer who places a premium on capturing detail, Ross abhors tape recording interviews with her subjects.
If the United States truly abhors the killing of innocent people, it must stop the killing of innocent people in Iraq with the weapon of economic sanctions.
Nature abhors a vacuum, and some stakeholder/special interest will step forward to fill it.