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abominable
used in Of Human Bondage

10 uses
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Definition
exceptionally bad or detestable
  • He treated me abominably.
    31-32 — Chapters 31-32 (99% in)
  • Oh, how abominable!
    29-30 — Chapters 29-30 (71% in)
  • "Je vous ai battu,' he said, with an abominable accent.
    41-42 — Chapters 41-42 (74% in)
  • People were only civil to her at all from fear of the malice of her tongue; for to their faces and behind their backs she said abominable things.
    45-46 — Chapters 45-46 (72% in)
  • He asked her why she did not try her hand at literary work of a better sort, but she knew that she had no talent, and the abominable stuff she turned out by the thousand words was not only tolerably paid, but was the best she could do.
    65-66 — Chapters 65-66 (51% in)
  • But he had a fiendish desire to break down their scruples, he wanted to know how abominably they could behave towards him; if he tempted them a little more they would yield, and he took a fierce joy at the thought of their dishonour.
    75-76 — Chapters 75-76 (94% in)
  • His impulse was to go to her; he could depend on her pity; but he was ashamed: she had been good to him always, and he had treated her abominably.
    79-80 — Chapters 79-80 (19% in)
  • It would be abominable of him to force himself on her presence.
    79-80 — Chapters 79-80 (28% in)
  • To Philip her smile was an abominable leer, and the suggestive glitter of her eyes filled him with horror.
    95-96 — Chapters 95-96 (93% in)
  • Then she burst again into abominable invective.
    95-96 — Chapters 95-96 (98% in)

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