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It's better to be an authentic loser than a false success, and to die alive than to live dead.William Markiewicz
- (RP) IPA: /əbˈhɔː/, SAMPA: /@b"hO:/
- (US) IPA: /əbˈhɔːr/, /æbˈhɔːr/
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- Rhymes: -ɔː(r)
Third person singular
- (transitive) To regard with horror or detestation; to shrink back with shuddering from; to feel excessive repugnance toward; to detest to extremity; to loathe.
- Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good. - Romans 12:9
- (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To fill with horror or disgust.
- It does abhor me now I speak the word. - Shakespeare, Othello, IV-i
- (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To protest against; to reject solemnly.
- I utterly abhor, yea, from my soul Refuse you for my judge. - Shakespeare, Henry VIII, II-iv
- (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To shrink back with horror, disgust, or dislike; to be contrary or averse; -- with from.
- To abhor from those vices. - Udall
- Which is utterly abhorring from the end of all law. - Milton
to regard with horror or detestation
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