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verb as in regard with contempt or disgust


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It likewise appealed to someone who runs only when chased and abhors going outside in the winter.

Investors abhor inflation because it makes their long-term assets — mortgage-backed securities and Treasurys — worth less.

While “Tangled Up in Blue” does not, by any means, operate as an apologia for police, it at times elides the responsibility of officers in creating a “Dickensian” narrative that Brooks abhors.

We abhor abuse, and Element is not an app that caters to abusive content.

That’s because Fox News profits from all the segments, all the interviews, all the comments abhorring these alleged scourges.

But politicians abhor a rhetorical vacuum, and they have clamored to fill it.

I rarely mention Hamas without saying that I abhor its values.

Liberals are supposed to abhor that sort of thing and find less loaded terms where they can.

I abhor the Hamas charter with its anti-Semitic, anti-Zionist, anti-Western, anti-democratic call for a Judenrein Palestine.

They claim worshipping at graves and shrines is un-Islamic and idolatrous and abhor the Sufi use of music and dance.

The most High hath created medicines out of the earth, and a wise man will not abhor them.

The English public walked straight into the trap, although they abhor nothing on earth more than the duelling system.

They themselves abhor deception and they distrust no man until they find him out.

Let historians extol blood-shedding; it is woman's place to abhor it.

Much as I abhor the title of an epicure, on the other hand I feel proud of the title of genuine Epicurean.

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On this page you'll find 36 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to abhor, such as: despise, detest, hate, loathe, scorn, and abominate.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.