Antonyms for abhorring

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In these sentiments I grew, hated and abhorring, despising and contemned.

There are few Cameros, men of clear judgment, and abhorring to write.

Yet God has even cast off His altar, abhorring His very sanctuary.

His active mind, abhorring idleness, was soon at work again.

I was not a stranger to the science of the ring, while abhorring prize-fighting.

One of his peculiarities was that of abhorring a vacuum as much as nature herself.

Abhorring lying and swearing, being just, in all that lay in his power, to his word.

Abhorring slovenliness and the Jacobin motley, he would not affect them.

The old quaint notion of Nature's abhorring a vacuum was found to be practically only an assertion that the air had weight.

And thus he died, abhorring the mother who had counselled him to commit this horrible deed.