detestable


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offensive to the mind

unequivocally detestable

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And indeed I now apprehended that I must absolutely starve, if I did not get to some of my own species; for as to those filthy YAHOOS, although there were few greater lovers of mankind at that time than myself, yet I confess I never saw any sensitive being so detestable on all accounts; and the more I came near them the more hateful they grew, while I stayed in that country.
I have heard you and that detestable Jacob, as you call him, so often talk about what is the soil best fitted for growing tulips, that I know it as well as the first gardener of Haarlem.
Might I not find more benefit in the contemplation of that venerable pile with the full moon in the cloudless heaven shining so calmly above it - with that warm yellow lustre peculiar to an August night - and the mistress of my soul within, than in returning to my home, where all comparatively was light, and life, and cheerfulness, and therefore inimical to me in my present frame of mind, - and the more so that its inmates all were more or less imbued with that detestable belief, the very thought of which made my blood boil in my veins - and how could I endure to hear it openly declared, or cautiously insinuated - which was worse?
If the room had suddenly been flooded with electric light, I couldn't have seen more clearly the detestable bearded countenance that I knew was bending over me.
He was absolutely, on this occasion, a living, detestable, dangerous presence.
While dissent cannot be suppressed, such acts are detestable and should be denounced in the strongest term.
Referring to the horse-trading in the Senate elections, the minister said that the allegations were not against her, but against those who had indulged in that detestable act.
1570; آ آ It added that the conference is expected to issue a comprehensive Arab document to combat terrorism and extremist thought since the phenomenon of terrorism has become a detestable threat to the Arab countries and societies in the present and future.
Most of those killed were Pakhtuns and this massacre was even worse than detestable murder of 14 activists of Tahir Qadri in Model Town.
In a statement, she said terrorists, through their detestable acts wanted to halt the process of peace, progress and development in the country.
He underlined that the enemy was after thwarting Iran's progress through supporting and strengthening terrorist groups by presenting a distorted and detestable image of Islam to the world.
Tuesday is a very special day for all Kenyans and it is detestable for the National Super Alliance to purport to hold a parallel event on the same day.
ISLAMABAD: Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran has sullied the image of politics through his detestable antics.
The first is that there is a need to punish the Palestinian Authority for its detestable practice of paying bonuses to terrorists and their families for killing and maiming Israelis.
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions, appearing at a high-stakes Senate hearing, on Tuesday denounced as "an appalling and detestable lie" the idea that he colluded with Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential campaign.