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1) abhor. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...To regard with extreme dislike and hostility: abominate, despise, detest, execrate, hate, loathe. See LOVE....

2) Abhor'. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...ab, away from, and horreo, to shrink, originally, to shudder, have the hair on end). To abhor is to have a natural antipathy, and to show it by shuddering with disgust....

3) abhor. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...with horror or loathing; detest: The problem with Establishment Republicans is they abhor the unseemliness of a political brawl (Patrick J. Buchanan). Middle English...

4) Point-devise. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Punctilious: minutely exact. Holofernes says, "I abhor such insociable and point de vise companions, such rackers of orthography." (French, point de vise.) 1 "You...

5) 14698. Cooley, Mason. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:14698 QUOTATION:People who abhor solitude may abhor company almost as much. ATTRIBUTION:Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Twelfth Selection,...

6) 47078. Roosevelt, Theodore. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:47078 QUOTATION:The American people abhor a vacuum. ATTRIBUTION:Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919), U.S. Republican (later Progressive) politician, president....

7) 38953. Melville, Herman. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:38953 QUOTATION:We talk of the Turks, and abhor the cannibals; but may not some of them, go to heaven, before some of us? ATTRIBUTION:Herman Melville (1819-1891),...

8) 12654. Cleveland, John. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:12654 QUOTATION:The People's violent Love and Hate;One in extreames lov'd and abhor'd.Riddles lie here; or in a word,Here lies Blood; and let it lieSpeechlesse...

9) detest. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...To regard with extreme dislike and hostility: abhor, abominate, despise, execrate, hate, loathe. See LOVE....

10) loathe. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...To regard with extreme dislike and hostility: abhor, abominate, despise, detest, execrate, hate. See LOVE....

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