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abominable
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Middlemarch
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  • He says it is abominable, and not like a gentleman.
  • "But I believe Casaubon was only jealous of him on Dorothea’s account, and the world will suppose that she gave him some reason; and that is what makes it so abominable—coupling her name with this young fellow’s."
  • It was an abominable thing that my grandmother should have been disinherited because she made what they called a mesalliance, though there was nothing to be said against her husband except that he was a Polish refugee who gave lessons for his bread.

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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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