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used in Pride and Prejudice

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to hate or detest something
  • As her successor in that house, she regarded her with jealous abhorrence.
    Chapter 23 (85% in)
  • But disguise of every sort is my abhorrence.
    Chapter 34 (75% in)
  • If your abhorrence of me should make my assertions valueless, you cannot be prevented by the same cause from confiding in my cousin; and that there may be the possibility of consulting him, I shall endeavour to find some opportunity of putting this letter in your hands in the course of the morning.
    Chapter 35 (98% in)
  • But it was a hope shortly checked by other considerations, and she soon felt that even her vanity was insufficient, when required to depend on his affection for her —for a woman who had already refused him—as able to overcome a sentiment so natural as abhorrence against relationship with Wickham.
    Chapter 52 (69% in)
  • There is no indignity so abhorrent to their feelings!
    Chapter 54 (58% in)
  • I cannot think of it without abhorrence.
    Chapter 58 (38% in)
  • She could not determine how her mother would take it; sometimes doubting whether all his wealth and grandeur would be enough to overcome her abhorrence of the man.
    Chapter 59 (46% in)

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