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Those execrable three words are murmured by sorrowful elected officials in times of tragedy, but rarely burdened with any actual plans or action.
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Added to the mix are a supporting cast of conjured “demons” including mid-20th writers and chat show regulars James Baldwin, Truman Capote, and the execrable Ayn Rand.
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The road was execrable; full of holes, pits, and puddles, in which our poor beasts often sank above their knees.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
I wouldnt dwess in such execrable taste for any sum you could mentionno, sir!
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
He urged upon the Assembly the adoption of immediate and energetic measures to arrest these execrable deeds of lawless violence.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
As I said before, the provisions were execrable; the remnants of the first cabin were sent to us poor wretches.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
I cannot contemplate such loveliness and associate it with the execrable sin which calls down vengeance upon this house.
THE CIRCULAR STUDYANNA KATHARINE GREEN
The streets are irregular, the houses old and lofty, and the pavement the most execrable that can be imagined.
TRAVELS THROUGH THE SOUTH OF FRANCE AND THE INTERIOR OF PROVINCES OF PROVENCE AND LANGUEDOC IN THE YEARS 1807 AND 1808LT-COL. PINKNEY
Walpole speaks of it as "exceedingly applauded," though "Charles Fox says" it "is execrable."
PRIVATE LETTERS OF EDWARD GIBBON (1753-1794) VOLUME 1 (OF 2)EDWARD GIBBON
It must here originate purely in that execrable taste which characterized the early ages.
TRAVELS THROUGH THE SOUTH OF FRANCE AND THE INTERIOR OF PROVINCES OF PROVENCE AND LANGUEDOC IN THE YEARS 1807 AND 1808LT-COL. PINKNEY

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