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1. abhor

verb. ['æbˈhɔr'] find repugnant.

Synonyms

  • abominate
  • loathe
  • detest
  • execrate

Antonyms

  • benevolence
  • philogyny
  • like
  • sleep together

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Rhymes with Abhor

  • villasenor
  • espectador
  • cavalli-sfor
  • montemayor
  • montefiore
  • bensenyore
  • underscore
  • sotomayor
  • heretofore
  • guarantor
  • balthazor
  • armentor
  • postwar
  • longcor
  • livermore
  • hardcore
  • explore
  • antiwar
  • senor
  • roquemore
  • restore
  • prewar
  • paramore
  • outscore
  • noncore
  • jambor
  • implore
  • gilgore
  • deplore
  • cat-4

How do you pronounce abhor?

Pronounce abhor as æˈbhɔr.

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Sentences with abhor


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Most orchids abhor the cold and only a few are hardy enough to handle a good freeze.

2. Adjective
As mentioned before, cats thrive on routine and generally abhor change.

3. Verb, base form
This has lead most house cats to abhor getting wet.

4. Preposition or subordinating conjunction
It's no secret that most cats, as a general rule, abhor the whole idea of change.

Quotes about abhor


1. All of us can think of a book... that we hope none of our children or any other children have taken off the shelf. But if I have the right to remove that book from the shelf - that work I abhor - then you also have exactly the same right and so does everyone else. And then we have no books left on the shelf for any of us.
- Katherine Paterson

2. I may grow rich by an art I am compelled to follow; I may recover health by medicines I am compelled to take against my own judgment; but I cannot be saved by a worship I disbelieve and abhor.
- Thomas Jefferson

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