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abominable
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The House of Mirth
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  • What weakness had placed her so abominably at her enemy’s mercy?
  • I was deceived: abominably deceived——
  • "Yes—she’s been abominably treated; but it’s unfortunately the precise thing that a man who wants to show his sympathy can’t say to her."
  • "Oh, abominably—you’ve just hit it—keeps me awake at night.
  • It would never come to that, you know: all I need is to be able to say definitely: ’I know this—and this—and this’—and the fight would drop, and the way be cleared, and the whole abominable business swept out of sight in a second."

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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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