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  • It is the most flagrant example of an abominable public vehicle that ever encumbered the face of the earth.
  • Is this place of abomination consecrated ground?
  • Into a beastly scrap of ground which a Turk would reject as a savage abomination and a Caffre would shudder at, they bring our dear brother here departed to receive Christian burial.
  • So, Mr. Chadband—of whom the persecutors say that it is no wonder he should go on for any length of time uttering such abominable nonsense, but that the wonder rather is that he should ever leave off, having once the audacity to begin—retires into private life until he invests a little capital of supper in the oil-trade.

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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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