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abominable
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Moby Dick
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  • Abominable are the tumblers into which he pours his poison.
  • It was now quite plain that he must be some abominable savage or other shipped aboard of a whaleman in the South Seas, and so landed in this Christian country.
  • I say it only shows his foolish, impious pride, and abominable, devilish rebellion against the reverend clergy.
  • Such an idol as that found in the secret groves of Queen Maachah in Judea; and for worshipping which, King Asa, her son, did depose her, and destroyed the idol, and burnt it for an abomination at the brook Kedron, as darkly set forth in the 15th chapter of the First Book of Kings.

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  • Said they ought to ban Fanny Crosby by church law and that Rock of Ages was an abomination unto the Lord.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • Izzy’s bobbing next to me, wrapped in so many layers she looks like the abominable snowman.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Before I Fall

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