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Synonyms for abominate

to regard with extreme dislike and hostility

Synonyms for abominate

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Dionne to rewrite National Review's history--"Buckley was determined to rid the right of the wing nuts"--Professor Gottfried stresses two factors: the sheer inconsistency of Buckley's editorial purges, and the fact that even the purged National Review regularly exhibited during the 1960s various attitudes which would now be universally abominated as "sexist", "racist", and "fascist".
Our contempt for him was unbounded--and we could not but listen with interest to that consummate artist"; "We abominated the creature and could not deny the luminous truth of his contentions.
This history was not touched on by the Maysles in their smirking presentation of the pair, but the authors of the new musical--Doug Wright (book), Michael Korie (lyrics), and Scott Frankel (music)--went in search of it, drawing on a diary Little Edie kept in 1928 and :929 which presented the poignant picture of a daughter who both loved and abominated her neurotic, exhibitionistic mother.
The overwhelming majority of the German people abominated the crimes committed against the Jews and did not participate in them.
Less sudden than what I have spoken of as a revolution has been the entire change of popular feeling on the subject of bicycles I do not mean the feeling of those thousands who have lately become converts--slow unwilling converts like myself many of them--to the art of cycling, but the feeling also of those sections of society who, though for various reasons unable to ride themselves now tacitly approve of and encourage what a few years ago they condemned and abominated.
He lived long enough, alas, to witness the Soviet slaughter of 18 million souls in the name of such putatively timeless and placeless "truths" Tolkien also abominated the prospect of English emerging as the new lingua franca for the entire world.
Mencken, one of the many American celebrities whom Cooke came to know: "As old age came on he was noticeably more tolerant, even of types he abominated, like evangelists, city politicians and golfers.
In Mahon's discussion of 'Night-Train Journey', a variant title for 'Girls in Their Seasons', he comments in the letter cited above that 'its present form, which incidentally represents a reasonable compromise between the ur-version and the rewrite of it which you abominated, should leave you fairly happy, I think'.
Indeed the Urban Task Force's vision of a sustainable urban neighbourhood looks pretty much like Ebenezer Howard's abominated Stoke Newington.
Seen in relation to Avignon and the papal court that he abominated, Vaucluse provided him a refuge (Rime 114).
The ideological load of this provision was expressed when former Alberta Premier Peter Lougheed exulted that the West could never be subjected to another National Energy Program of the type it had abominated under the more interventionist Liberals, who had decreed a low national price for oil and gas as a competitive advantage for Canadian industry and consumers.
rather than to use the abominated manure (Colenso, pp.
Other discreditable approbations have been lavished on salty and fatty products abominated by nutritionists.
To put the struggle of women in terms of binary oppositions (male element/female element) is a great setback in terms of the invention of a new philosophy from the "remnants" abominated not long ago.
because he abominated their temple-robbery and their treachery' ([GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]).