to regard with extreme repugnance or aversion; detest utterly; loathe; abominate.
- ab·hor·rer, noun
- su·per·ab·hor, verb (used with object), su·per·ab·horred, su·per·ab·hor·ring.
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How to use abhor in a sentence
At last, the vigor and courage of one Stowel of Exeter, an abhorrer, put an end to the practice.
If the miters were natural objects,” added another in a nasal tone, “Natura abhorrer vacuum.The Social Cancer | Jos Rizal
British Dictionary definitions for abhor
(tr) to detest vehemently; find repugnant; reject
- abhorrer, noun
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