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abominable
used in War and Peace

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Definition
exceptionally bad or detestable
  • "Well, all I can make out is that everything is abominable, abominable, quite abominable!" said Prince Andrew, and he went off to the house where the commander in chief was.
    Book Two — 1805 (62% in)
  • "Well, all I can make out is that everything is abominable, abominable, quite abominable!" said Prince Andrew, and he went off to the house where the commander in chief was.
    Book Two — 1805 (62% in)
  • "Well, all I can make out is that everything is abominable, abominable, quite abominable!" said Prince Andrew, and he went off to the house where the commander in chief was.
    Book Two — 1805 (62% in)
  • Disgusting, abominable....
    Book Eight — 1811-12 (80% in)
  • You did not write it yourself but translated it, and translated it abominably, because you don't even know French, you fool.'
    Book Eleven — 1812 (23% in)
  • "I consider," Natasha suddenly almost shouted, turning her angry face to Petya, "I consider it so horrid, so abominable, so....
    Book Eleven — 1812 (37% in)
  • It's abominable!" she screamed.
    Book Eleven — 1812 (38% in)
  • After dining and taking rather too much of the Hungarian wine, Nicholas—having exchanged kisses with the landowner, with whom he was already on the friendliest terms—galloped back over abominable roads, in the brightest frame of mind, continually urging on the driver so as to be in time for the governor's party.
    Book Twelve — 1812 (19% in)

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