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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of abominate.


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  • Such harassment stems, Mill writes, from "the notion that it is one man's duty that another should be religious ... a belief that God not only abominates the act of the misbeliever, but will not leave us guiltless if we leave him unmolested."

    Christopher Lane: The Striking History Of Britain's Sunday Law Christopher Lane 2012

  • Now I have been expressing utter loathing for the walking sickness that is The Viper Queen for several weeks now, yet even I, who already abominates her, was shocked at her new bout of vileness.

    Tallulah Morehead: Survivor: Samoa: Deja Ew! 2009

  • On its face, it seems improbable in the extreme: how can the the secular western left have anything in common with a religous ideology that abominates the West for those things that most liberals consider to be its best aspects: its tolerance, its sexual freedom and equality for women, its derision of Christianity, its approval or tolerance of homosexuality?

    The Volokh Conspiracy » The Cartoons that Shook the World Won’t Shake the World in This Book: 2009

  • Lee Laurie-I am getting a little embarrassed here - I am not the columnist, just a normal interested poster and this last day or two seem to have done more than my fair share - but yes the man should have natural justice, and as you have said I am just an ordinary caring person who abominates far right politics phil

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with... 2008

  • Our sermon books are shut up when Miss Crawley arrives, and Mr. Pitt, whom she abominates, finds it convenient to go to town.

    Vanity Fair 2006

  • He abominates the program and the Telcos that facilitated it.

    Firedoglake » Grand Jury to Meet Tomorrow 2006

  • It is a belief that God not only abominates the act of the misbeliever, but will not hold us guiltless if we leave him unmolested.

    On Liberty 2002

  • She rejects and abominates the role of royal consort.

    The Golden Torc May, Julian, 1931- 1981

  • The other, that of the Golden Pheasant, abominates all association with those animals; and I, of course, am one of the selfless patriots of the Golden Pheasant.

    Conan of Cimmeria Howard, Robert E. 1969

  • God scorns, abominates, resists, and sets himself against such men; but he gives grace or favour to the lowly, to the humble.

    The Sermons of John Owen 1616-1683 1968


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