to regard with extreme repugnance or aversion; detest utterly; loathe; abominate.
Bauer is aware that current momentum is pointing towards the one-state solution, an outcome he abhors.
Accusing Each Other Of Genocide Mira Sucharov March 4, 2013
And so the critique smacks of the same tribal hypocrisy he abhors.
Diaspora’s Splendor Jonathan Guyer August 29, 2012
Meanwhile, it is well known that Hollande abhors just this sort of spotlight.
France’s Valerie Trierweiler Tweets Against Segolene Royal Tracy McNicoll June 11, 2012
There’s nothing an Old Etonian abhors more than a kerfuffle, or any major effortfulness.
10 Truths About the British Vote Tunku Varadarajan May 4, 2010
Small said the State Department abhors the violence attributed to Boko Haram.
Nigeria’s Most Sadistic Killers: Why Is Boko Haram Not Designated a Terrorist Group? Eli Lake October 15, 2012
Imagine it, he abhors his wife intellectually and cannot get away from her physically.
Friedrich Nietzsche Georg Brandes
If he has sometimes worked wrong by us, he has been driven to do that which in his soul he abhors.
The Scapegoat Hall Caine
But Ebenezer Brown abhors plays and players; he detests billiards and cards; strong drink is anathema to him.
Grey Town Gerald Baldwin
Thus the Gael abhors the very roads that lead to a plague-struck dwelling.
John Splendid Neil Munro
He recognizes his importance as a writer, but abhors him as a magician.
The Apologia and Florida of Apuleius of Madaura Lucius Apuleius
verb -hors, -horring, -horred
(transitive) to detest vehemently; find repugnant; reject
mid-15c., from Latin abhorrere “shrink back from, have an aversion for, shudder at,” from ab- “away” (see ab-) + horrere “tremble at, shudder,” literally “to bristle, be shaggy,” from PIE *ghers- “start out, stand out, rise to a point, bristle” (see horror). Related: Abhorred; abhorring.
abi-albon father of strength; i.e., “valiant”, one of David’s body-guard of thirty mighty men (2 Sam. 23:31); called also Abiel (1 Chr. 11:32).
abi Application Binary Interface Contemporary Examples The rebels “are still a disparate bunch that disagrees on a lot of things,” abi says. Guns and Money Divide Syrian Rebels Mike Giglio May 14, 2013 Historical Examples Hearken: Return to Thebes, and tell a false tale in the ears of abi and his councillors. Morning Star H. […]
noun a state of SE Nigeria. Capital: Umuahia. Pop: 2 833 999 (2006 est). Area: 6320 sq km (2440 sq miles) Historical Examples In the eighteenth year of king Jeroboam, abia reigned over Juda. The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version Various Izates, however, was successful, and abia killed himself in despair. History of the Jews, Vol. II […]
abiasaph father of gathering; the gatherer, the youngest of the three sons of Korah the Levite, head of a family of Korhites (Ex. 6:24); called Ebisaph (1 Chr. 6:37).
a priest of Israel and a companion of David. I Sam. 22:20; II Sam. 15:24–36. Historical Examples The other eminent person that joined David about this time was Abiathar the priest. The Expositor’s Bible: The First Book of Samuel W. G. Blaikie But Abiathar, one of the sons of Ahimelech, escaped and fled to David. […]