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used in The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

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to hate or detest something
  • I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and incur my own abhorrence.
    Chapter 5 (95% in)
abhorrence = disgust
  • The more I read, the more I was led to abhor and detest my enslavers.
    Chapter 7 (48% in)
  • "They'll loudly talk of Christ's reward, And bind his image with a cord, And scold, and swing the lash abhorred, And sell their brother in the Lord To handcuffed heavenly union.
    Appendix (81% in)

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