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synonyms for abhorring

  • despise
  • detest
  • hate
  • loathe
  • scorn
  • abominate
  • be allergic to
  • be down on
  • be grossed out by
  • have no use for
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antonyms for abhorring

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  • admire
  • cherish
  • like
  • love
  • adore
  • approve
  • desire
  • enjoy
  • relish
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How to use abhorring in a sentence

He was a man of ‘great honesty,’ abhorring any deceit in the art he loved and studied.
WITCH, WARLOCK, AND MAGICIANWILLIAM HENRY DAVENPORT ADAMS
Abhorring equally the toil and the degradation, he deemed it a duty to prevent such a fall, and put his hope in his uncle.
MAGNUM BONUMCHARLOTTE M. YONGE
The Buckle had been Ronald's fairy godmother—yet his father did not blame him for abhorring and disowning it.
TALES OF MEN AND GHOSTSEDITH WHARTON
It is common to regard them in no other light than as a severe, somber, and pleasure-abhorring generation.
THE SALEM WITCHCRAFT, THE PLANCHETTE MYSTERY, AND MODERN SPIRITUALISMHARRIET BEECHER STOWE
Both were unquiet spirits in the regiment, abhorring the monotony of drill and stables, and insatiable for leave.
BLUEBELLMRS. GEORGE CROFT HUDDLESTON
But Rupert, "abhorring to countenance infidels in the shedding of Christian blood," took care to intimate his deep displeasure.
RUPERT PRINCE PALATINEEVA SCOTT
I should not trouble your excellency with this letter but that I am a humane man, abhorring bloodshed.
CAPTAIN BLOODRAFAEL SABATINI
Abhorring these savage manners, we returned to our ship not willing to tarry longer in that island.
A GENERAL HISTORY AND COLLECTION OF VOYAGES AND TRAVELS, VOLUME VIIROBERT KERR
Besides abhorring family dinners, he objected to being reminded of the scene of the balcony.
MONSIEUR DE CAMORS, COMPLETEOCTAVE FEUILLET
This I would not be prevailed on to accept, abhorring to cover myself with any thing that had been on the back of a Yahoo.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
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