detestable


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Synonyms for detestable

offensive to the mind

unequivocally detestable

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"Certainly," said I, "this sea is quoted as one of the worst, and in the time of the ancients, if I am not mistaken, its reputation was detestable."
Is there no risk of having it filched by that detestable Jacob?"
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."
'I heard some detestable falsehoods; but none but fools would credit them for a moment, Helen, so don't let them trouble you.'
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.
We will approach UNSC, Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, civil society, policy makers and decision making institutes to unveil India's detestable face before the international community,' he added.
The Federal Cabinet decision to support the move to allow individuals, who while pledging loyalty to become citizens of another country, have on oath revoked their allegiances to Pakistan and have also promised to do all that is required of them to protect and safeguard the national interest of their newly adopted nation to contest polls to our Parliament is deplorable and detestable. Are we a Banana Republic?
He said increasing the maximum jail sentence would 'help deter people from committing detestable activities against animals, and demonstrate this behaviour is not tolerated in this country'.
Firdous Ashiq Awan said that giving exemplary punishment to the culprits of such detestable acts give new life to the society and help avert such incidents in future.
'Awan said that giving exemplary punishment to the culprit of such detestable acts give new life to the society and help avert such incidents in future'.
'The mobile sound systems playing really loud campaign jingles are detestable,' Destora told the Inquirer.
The shameful videos of aged professors of Punjab University, some of them so old that they could not walk without aid of sticks, being brought to court handcuffed is detestable. It makes you feel sick and sad to think the moral degradation which inflicts many holding offices and their fascist mindset.
But the organsation is yet to wake up to the detestable moves (perpetrated) to hurt the sentiments of the Muslims.