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noun as in something hated

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It’s a way to expand his repertoire without resorting to the types of inefficient attempts that were anathema to the way he played with the Rockets.

Authorities are working on the new codifications, which are partly aimed partly at curbing the sort of unpredictability that is anathema to business.

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For investors who think in terms of fundamentals, what was happening with GameStop’s stock was a slap in the face — anathema to “the point” of the market.

The industry was complicated and highly regulated, both anathema to private equity.

With few exceptions, strict schedules are anathema to the development of a healthy gaming group.

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After a few experiments I learned that I could skip those movies, and Tyler Perry was anathema in my book.

American politics with its razzmatazz and movie stars were an anathema.

In his opinion, the “path to citizenship” for immigrants, which is anathema to many conservatives, is absolutely essential.

The occasional yellow or red was acceptable, but the suggestion of a blue dress was met with distress, and brown was anathema.

Government regulations were not anathema to the market but requisite.

He breathed fierce and honest anathema on the heads of the bowelless fiends who had abandoned the babe to its doom.

Every word she breathed, every anathema she denounced, seemed urged by the quick revenge of Duke Wharton!

Shrieking inarticulate anathema, he rushed downstairs, the man in the green baize apron following at his heels.

He waited until he was old and cold to hurl anathema against the human passions.

The anathema of the good bishop is pitched in many keys and sounds, like the collected utterances of many throats.

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On this page you'll find 40 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to anathema, such as: bane, pariah, abomination, bugbear, detestation, and enemy.

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