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  • verb Common misspelling of abhorred.

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Examples

  • Why is the death penalty something to be "abhored," but abortion only something to be "avoided?"

    Balkinization

  • Why is the death penalty something to be "abhored," but abortion only something to be "avoided?"

    Balkinization

  • His 20th century successors in the party he founded have ignored him and embraced all of the things he abhored.

    Tax Cuts for the Rich, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • I am afraid, fan of his work that I am, I also share Levithan's feelings that here is someone who holds views about me and mine, that if they were concerned with my religion rather than my sexuality would be abhored by the same committee as has just presented him an award.

    At least they didn't give it to Mittens

  • There is no relationship between homosexuality and pedophilia; the latter is abhored by gay and straight people alike.

    California becomes second U.S. state to legalize gay marriage : Law is Cool

  • As the Race to the Top - that is to the top scores on standardized tests, becomes the absolute measure of a child's success, degrading, humiliating behavior that destroys the very souls of children that should be abhored is increasingly tolerated and encouraged by those who continue to perpetuate this system for their own financial self interests.

    The Banality of Evil Begins in School

  • As the Race to the Top - that is to the top scores on standardized tests, becomes the absolute measure of a child's success, degrading, humiliating behavior that destroys the very souls of children that should be abhored is increasingly tolerated and encouraged by those who continue to perpetuate this system for their own financial self interests.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • In Indonesia and parts of muslim south-east asia a fairly relaxed attitude is taken to sex between men, but again gay lifestyles are abhored.

    Jihad For Love

  • He didn't get the VP he wanted; he's running the kind of campaign he's always abhored and hired the people he's abhored to run it; he's stopped giving press conferences or talking openly to the reporters travelling with him.

    Bill Clinton: Obama "Will Win And Win Handily"

  • Although the Republican get-out-the-vote operation is legendary, it could be a tough sell to convince people who abhored all three of the above to go to the polls just to vote for Congress.

    Balkinization

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