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abhor
used in Great Expectations

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Definition
to hate or detest something
  • He gloated over every abhorrent adjective in the description, and identified himself with every witness at the Inquest.
    Chapter 18 (1% in)
  • But, all I had endured up to this time was nothing in comparison with the awful feelings that took possession of me when the pause was broken which ensued upon my sister's recital, and in which pause everybody had looked at me (as I felt painfully conscious) with indignation and abhorrence.
    Chapter 4 (77% in)
  • While my mind was thus engaged, I thought of the beautiful young Estella, proud and refined, coming towards me, and I thought with absolute abhorrence of the contrast between the jail and her.
    Chapter 32 (94% in)
  • The abhorrence in which I held the man, the dread I had of him, the repugnance with which I shrank from him, could not have been exceeded if he had been some terrible beast.
    Chapter 39 (59% in)
  • If I had loved him instead of abhorring him; if I had been attracted to him by the strongest admiration and affection, instead of shrinking from him with the strongest repugnance; it could have been no worse.
    Chapter 39 (84% in)
  • Every hour so increased my abhorrence of him, that I even think I might have yielded to this impulse in the first agonies of being so haunted, notwithstanding all he had done for me and the risk he ran, but for the knowledge that Herbert must soon come back.
    Chapter 40 (87% in)
  • He regarded me with a look of affection that made him almost abhorrent to me again, though I had felt great pity for him.
    Chapter 42 (89% in)

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