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80 examples of abominated in sentences

If not, why not? <Hate, detest, abhor, loathe, abominate, despise>.

To abominate involves strong moral aversion, as of that which is odious or wicked.

Jesters and soothsayers and story-tellers, scurrilous songs, shows, and games, they contemptuously despise and abominate as vanities and mad follies.

Many who will not stand a direct reproof, and cannot abide to be plainly admonished of their fault, will yet endure to be pleasantly rubbed, and will patiently bear a jocund wipe; though they abominate all language purely bitter or sour, yet they can relish discourse having in it a pleasant tartness.

The Rev. T. Twining, one of Dr. Burney's friends, wrote in 1779:'You use a form of reference that I abominate, i.e. the latter, the former.

He smoked one cigar slowly, and with evident appreciation; and, as he smoked, he stroked the head of Conan, our Irish setter, an ultra- particular person, who abominated tramps and strangers.

Moi, I abominate fraudshein?

She abominated the new fashions of black and silk.

He who is quite bald is esteemed a beauty amongst them, for they abominate long hair; whereas, in the comets, it is looked upon as a perfection at least; so we heard from some strangers who were speaking of them; they have, notwithstanding, small beards a little above the knee; no nails to their feet, and only one great toe.

How I abominate Mr. Banks and Dr. Solander, who routed the poor Otaheitans out of the centre of the ocean, and carried our abominable passions amongst them!

Cromwell would make the clergy dependent on the King and not on the Pope for their investitures and promotions; and he abominated the idle and vagabond lives of the monks, who had degenerated in England, perhaps more than in any other country in Europe, in consequence of the great wealth of their monasteries.

She begins to abominate those forms and ceremonies to which so many were slavishly devoted, and which she regards as superstitious.

I have a cousin who abominates her.

"If this room looked out over the back, or front, it would have been necessary for me either to have curtains, which I abominate, or to run the risk of being observed, which would have been far worse," he had remarked to me once.

Mr. Gladstone, ever since his last visit to Naples, had abominated the outrages which its government had perpetrated on a gallant and aspiring people, and warmly supported them by his eloquence.

Though the lectures brought both money and fame, he abominated the delivery of them.

Why then are you vexed, if he receives something in return for that which he sells; or how can you consider him happy who acquires those things by such means as you abominate; or what wrong does Providence, if he gives the better things to the better men?

Now if there is one thing I abominate above all others it is a painted face.

And by fur coats I don't mean those adorned with astrakhan collars, which I abominate.

As a youth I abominated the taste of tobacco.

loathe, nauseate, abominate, detest, abhor; hate &c 898; take amiss &c 900; have enough of &c (be satiated) 869. wish away, unwish cause dislike, excite dislike; disincline, repel, sicken; make sick, render sick; turn one's stomach, nauseate, wamble^, disgust, shock, stink in the nostrils; go against the grain, go against the stomach; stick in the throat; make one's blood run cold &c (give pain) 830; pall.

V. hate, detest, abominate, abhor, loathe; recoil at, shudder at; shrink from, view with horror, hold in abomination, revolt against, execrate; scowl &c 895; disrelish &c (dislike) 867.

He endeavours to purchase himself a reputation by pretending to that which the best men abominate and the worst value not, like one that clips and washes false coin and ventures his neck for that which will yield him nothing.

I suppose you abominate me?

Some of them did it to please the Devil, others to flatter the Inca, and many because they disliked his sermons, in which he scolded them for their vices and abominated among his converts the possession of four or six wives.

Paris abominates crime, does not approve of the expulsion of the Government, and does not acknowledge the right of the members of the Central Committee to impose its wishes upon us.

In short, plenty of all he abominates and nothing of all he loves.

For I apprehend that you hate these particular senators, and not that you are unwilling to have any senate at all; for you must either have a king, which all abominate, or a senate, which is the only course compatible with a free state.

What man, provided he were born in any part of Italy, would not abominate the idea of seeing and having for his masters these men, nourished with such horrid food, whom even to touch were an impiety; of fetching laws from Africa and Carthage; and of suffering Italy to become a province of the Moors and Numidians?

He saw Miss Milner's heart at the first view of her person, and beholding in that little circumference a weight of folly that he wished to eradicate, he began to toil in the vineyard, eagerly courting her detestation of him in the hope of also making her abominate herself.

Then he discovered that he hated her, abominated her with all the force of his mind and muscles and nerves.

For we find that James laid many rigid sumptuary restrictions upon the practice which he abominated, based chiefly upon the extravagance it occasioned,the expenses of some smokers being estimated at several hundred pounds a year.

for hateful, Hateful are they to the gods, whoso, impious, liken a mortal, Fair though he be, to their glory; and hateful is that which is likened, Grieving the eyes of their pride, and abominate, doomed to their anger.

You know I always abominated that parading of gifts.

This then is the reason why separations take place, and afterwards new conjunctions are formed with such as are of a similar nature and disposition; unless these conjunctions have been provided on earth, as happens with those who from an early age have loved, have desired, and have asked of the Lord an honorable and lovely connection with one of the sex, shunning and abominating the impulses of a loose and wandering lust.

That that spiritual sufficiency is also in the natural principle, and will not be wanting to those at this day, who come to the Lord, and abominate adulteries as infernal, has been told me from heaven.

A person that was separate from the crowd, said to me, "They are enraged against three priests, who go about and preach every where against adulterers, saying, that adulterers have no acknowledgement of God, and that heaven is closed to them and hell open; and that in hell they are filthy devils, because they appear there at a distance like swine wallowing in mire, and that the angels of heaven abominate them.

They think and act upon diametrically opposite principles at least so the author of "Jane Eyre" intends us to believeand each, were they to meet, which we should of all things enjoy to see them do, would cordially despise and abominate the other.

Mr. C. said, that in many respects there had been a great improvement since the abolition of slavery, but, said he, "I abominate the apprenticeship system.

The honorable gentleman abominates it, because it does not prohibit the importation of slaves, and because it does not secure the continuance of the existing slavery!

The honorable gentleman abominates it, because it does not prohibit the importation of slaves, and because it does not secure the continuance of the existing slavery!

Mr. C. said, that in many respects there had been a great improvement since the abolition of slavery, but, said he, "I abominate the apprenticeship system.

The honorable gentleman abominates it, because it does not prohibit the importation of slaves, and because it does not secure the continuance of the existing slavery!

The honorable gentleman abominates it, because it does not prohibit the importation of slaves, and because it does not secure the continuance of the existing slavery!

The country she abominated, and her ideas of rest consisted solely in a change of locality, which was why she went to Newport every summer, there to indulge in further routs and dances when she wearied of the routs and dances of New York.

But, no! society casts you out; man abominates you.

No Brahmin could abominate your meal more than I do.

This leaves a little margin for those of them who profess the same freedom of thought as is generally accorded to mena class, I must add, which I abominate from the bottom of my heart.

The Greenlander detests turtle soup as much as we abominate train oil.

I abominate meddlers and will have nothing to say, even if after I tell you what my motives are, you refuse to answer my questions.

I abominate the idea of equality, and to be mentally slapped on the shoulder and told I am "a good fellow."

I abominate those people who are always right.

Fresh meat, and, indeed, meat of any kind except pork, he abominates.

The professor did not wish to be superintended, he wanted to take cold in comfort without being asked how he took it, and he abominated preserves; to all of which Jane was supremely indifferent.

In the coldness and the uncompromising scorn with which she abominated any poetic madness in love, an important part was doubtless played by the suppressed memory of her husband's adventure with the actress, which everybody had tried to conceal from her and which had deeply disturbed the preparations for her wedding.

Who can prove the contrary? As to the first of these objections, we admit that some people may feel a degree of aversion to roast-homme; but so does the Mahometan abominate roast "short pig"; and a Brahmin, taken to Cincinnati and its environs, at the sanguinary hog-murder time, would die outright, of horror.

I abominate all men; I abominate them, because I know them so well.

I abominate all men; I abominate them, because I know them so well.

CHAPTER IX THE ENCOUNTER AT MARSEILLES Toni, who abominated railway journeys on account of his torpid immovability, now had to abandon the Mare Nostrum and suffer the torture of remaining twelve hours crowded in with strange persons.

What was exceptional, however, in his state of mind was that, while abominating the institution, he was able to give a sympathetic understanding to the opinions and to the prejudices of the slave-owners.

I despise and abominate them.

I despise and abominate the Italians; and I have taken some pains to show it in various ways.

I despise and abominate the French.

I tell you I detest and abominate every thing French.

He invited the doctor, who so obviously distrusted him, to drop in of an evening for a game at the dambrod (which they both abominated, but it was an easy excuse); he asked him confidentially to come in and see Aaron, who had been coughing last night; he put on all the airs of a hail-fellow-well-met, though they never became him, and sat awkwardly on his face.

I loathe, detest, abhor, and abominate peace!

Though she abominated his crime and loathed him for having committed it she felt in some way partially responsible, and she also perceived that, by the code of the O'Connells, Shane had done what he believed to be right.

I abominate politics more and more; we had glories, and would not keep them:

In order to maintain this high estimate granted us by the generous North American nation we should abominate all those deeds which tend to lower this opinion, which are pillage, theft, and all sorts of crimes relating to persons or property, with the purpose of avoiding international conflict during the period of our campaign.

If one is limited to awfully in order to express a superlative; if his use of adjectives is restricted to nice, jolly, lovely, and elegant; if he must always abominate and never abhor, detest, dislike, or loathe; if he can only adore and not admire, respect, revere, or venerate,then he has failed, indeed, to know the possibilities and beauties of English.

Abhor, abominate, detest, dislike, loathe.

Its Rabelaisian license of incident and allusion was calculated to offend the proprietiesthe provincial proprieties especiallyeven in that free-spoken age; and there was that in the book, moreover, which a provincial society may be counted on to abominate, with a keener if less disinterested abhorrence than any sins against decency.

They have no objection to try gradually, quietly, and gently, to turn the tide of evil into a good and holy channel, but they hate and abominate anything in the shape of strong measures.

The Duke will be getting a divorce, for he doth abominate a fat woman.

The only chance of human beings getting on at all, or improving at all, is that they should detest what is detestable, as they abominate a bad smell.

Leclair had come to the death of all deaths he would have most abominated, death by ruse at the hands of an Arab.

I abominate commercials, but they know how to feed.

Coronado, unmilitary though he was, and heartily as he abominated the Lieutenant, saw the wisdom of submitting to the latter's discipline, and made all his people submit.

She might be in love, and then how she must abominate the business, and detest him!

Now, I abominate railroads and I loathe ships.