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Most of the media coverage and popular debate around Rowling framed her views as abhorrent.
CAN MORE HARRY POTTER EVER BE OKAY?AJA ROMANOFEBRUARY 1, 2021VOX
I was reminded of that revelation while reading about last week’s abhorrent Capitol Hill riots.
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His constant and divisive rhetoric led to the abhorrent actions we saw today.
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The formula for deciding how many electors to assign to each state was especially problematic because it replicated the abhorrent three-fifths compromise used to distribute seats in the House.
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At a time when many in our community require services to make it through an isolating pandemic, attempting to grant providers a license to discriminate is abhorrent.
TEXAS ASSAILED FOR ALLOWING SOCIAL WORKERS TO TURN AWAY LGBTQ, DISABLED PATIENTSCHRIS JOHNSONOCTOBER 20, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
"I cannot tell you, Fina," said Leam, to whom falsehoods were abhorrent and the truth impossible.
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But to Bierce's mind, "noble and nude and antique," this mid-Victorian draping and bedecking of "unpleasant truths" was abhorrent.
THE LETTERS OF AMBROSE BIERCEAMBROSE BIERCE
Because it is a law abhorrent to the moral and religious sentiments of a vast majority of the community called upon to enforce it.
THE DUTY OF DISOBEDIENCE TO THE FUGITIVE SLAVE ACTLYDIA MARIA CHILD
Yet, in some indescribable way, she reminded him of Nancy, and the notion was so grotesque and abhorrent that he shuddered.
THE TERMS OF SURRENDERLOUIS TRACY
But let us do justice to those who shun such abhorrent spectacles, and who cannot endure to look upon an execution.
BROTHER JACQUES (NOVELS OF PAUL DE KOCK, VOLUME XVII)CHARLES PAUL DE KOCK
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