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If there is a word in the dictionary under any letter from A to Z that I abominate, it is energy.
In the taking of legal oaths, for instance, deponents seem to enjoy themselves mightily when they come to several good words in succession, for the expression of one idea; as, that they utterly detest, abominate, and abjure, or so forth; and the old anathemas were made relishing on the same principle.
The whole intention is to portray me as someone who abominates other communities.
Walt Whitman is striding Down the mountain of Berkeley Where with one step He abominates & destroys The whole atomic laboratory Wherein it becomes a jewel In his heel, O Eloheim
T]he man who adores the Negro is as sick as the man who abominates him.
He abominates alcohol and swearing, and he is constantly compared favourably with the drunken, foul-mouthed men with whom he comes into contact, among them the soldiers he encounters during his brief service in the armed constabulary who, under the influence of 'the drink habit', 'were transformed into raving maniacs or sordid brutes'.
In the same vein, a man (or woman) may be described as onye aru-rala: literally, one who pollutes or abominates the land.
He is proud of his resistance against Russian invasion, but abominates inter-Afghan rivalries between iihadi parties.
Not unlike Quevedo, don Quijote abominates its use, but his many confrontations with monetary demands alter his relation to the economy.
A true lover of literature should be in one way like an honest examiner, who is prepared to give the highest marks to the telling, felicitous and well-documented exposition of views he dissents from or even abominates.
They meet on a regular basis, adopt twee literary pseudonyms (Gandalf, Offred, Queequeg), hold trials of books that any member abominates (called "montages" to recall the protagonist in Fahrenheit 451), then burn a token copy of those titles unanimously condemned in what Aubrey describes as "an incendiary biblioclasm of soul-soothing proportions.