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abominate


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Abominate  \A*bom"i*nate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Abominated};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Abominating}.]  [L.  abominatus  p.  p.  or 
  abominari  to  deprecate  as  ominous,  to  abhor,  to  curse;  ab  + 
  omen  a  foreboding.  See  {Omen}.] 
  To  turn  from  as  ill-omened;  to  hate  in  the  highest  degree,  as 
  if  with  religious  dread;  loathe;  as  to  abominate  all 
  impiety. 
 
  Syn:  To  hate;  abhor;  loathe;  detest.  See  {Hate}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  abominate 
  v  :  find  repugnant  [syn:  {abhor},  {loathe},  {execrate}] 




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