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abhor
used in The Age of Innocence

4 uses
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Definition
to hate or detest something
  • Yes: my good father abhorred hurry.
    Chapter 7 (41% in)
  • But since she felt that he understood her also, his business would be to make her see Beaufort as he really was, with all he represented—and abhor it.
    Chapter 9 (79% in)
  • Winsett himself had a savage abhorrence of social observances: Archer, who dressed in the evening because he thought it cleaner and more comfortable to do so, and who had never stopped to consider that cleanliness and comfort are two of the costliest items in a modest budget, regarded Winsett's attitude as part of the boring "Bohemian" pose that always made fashionable people, who changed their clothes without talking about it, and were not forever harping on the number of servants one...
    Chapter 14 (27% in)
  • But my poor child is going through a phase of exaltation, of abhorrence of the world.
    Chapter 21 (33% in)

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