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Verb (usu participle)


Abhorv. t. [L. abhorrere; ab + horrere to bristle, shiver, shudder: cf. F. abhorrer. See Horrid.].
  •  To shrink back with shuddering from; to regard with horror or detestation; to feel excessive repugnance toward; to detest to extremity; to loathe.  [1913 Webster]
    "Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To fill with horror or disgust.  [1913 Webster]
    "It doth abhor me now I speak the word."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To protest against; to reject solemnly.  [1913 Webster]
    "I utterly abhor, yea, from my soul
    Refuse you for my judge.
    "  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- To hate; detest; loathe; abominate. See Hate.
Abhorv. i. 
     To shrink back with horror, disgust, or dislike; to be contrary or averse; -- with  Udall.  [1913 Webster]
    "Which is utterly abhorring from the end of all law."  [1913 Webster]


Abhor, (abhorred, abhorring) detest; regard with disgust and hatred.

ME f. F abhorrer or f. L abhorrere (as AB-, horrere shudder)



abominate, be hostile to, contemn, detest, disapprove of, disdain, disfavor, dislike, disrelish, execrate, hate, hold in abomination, loathe, mislike, not care for, scorn, scout, shudder at, utterly detest




VB mislike misrelish, dislike, disrelish, mind, object to, have rather not, would rather not, prefer not to, not care for, have a dislike for, conceive a dislike to, entertain a dislike for, take a dislike to, have an aversion to, have an aversion for, have no taste for, have no stomach for, shun, avoid, eschew, withdraw from, shrink from, recoil from, not be able to bear, not be able to abide, not be able to endure, shrug the shoulders at, shudder at, turn up the nose at, look askance at, make a mouth, make a wry face, make a grimace, make faces, loathe, nauseate, abominate, detest, abhor, hate, take amiss, have enough of, 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, pall.


VB hate, detest, abominate, abhor, loathe, recoil at, shudder at, shrink from, view with horror, hold in abomination, revolt against, execrate, scowl, disrelish, owe a grudge, bear spleen, bear a grudge, bear malice, conceive an aversion to, take a dislike to, excite hatred, provoke hatred, be hateful, stink in the nostrils, estrange, alienate, repel, set against, sow dissension, set by the ears, envenom, incense, irritate, rile, horrify, roil.

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