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 Meanings and Examples of ABHOR
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 v.  fill with horror and loathing; horrify; hate
Classic Sentence: (17 in 2 pages)
1  Thus I relieve thee, my creator," he said, and placed his hated hands before my eyes, which I flung from me with violence; "thus I take from thee a sight which you abhor.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 10
2  My vices are the children of a forced solitude that I abhor, and my virtues will necessarily arise when I live in communion with an equal.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 17
3  I abhor every common-place phrase by which wit is intended; and 'setting one's cap at a man,' or 'making a conquest,' are the most odious of all.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 9
4  The more I read, the more I was led to abhor and detest my enslavers.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VII
5  My life has been one incessant persecution from a husband whom I abhor.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 11. The Man on the Tor
6  I abhor psalm-singers, I hate priors, I execrate heretics, but I should detest yet more any one who should maintain the contrary.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
7  Yet even thus I loved them to adoration; and to save them, I resolved to dedicate myself to my most abhorred task.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 17
8  Clerval eagerly desired to accept this invitation, and I, although I abhorred society, wished to view again mountains and streams and all the wondrous works with which Nature adorns her chosen dwelling-places.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 19
9  The shutters had been thrown back, and with a sensation of horror not to be described, I saw at the open window a figure the most hideous and abhorred.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 23
10  I pitied Frankenstein; my pity amounted to horror; I abhorred myself.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 24
11  To agitate him thus deeply, by a resistance he so abhorred, was cruel: to yield was out of the question.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVII
12  Mr. Heathcliff started; his eye rapidly surveyed our faces, Catherine met it with her accustomed look of nervousness and yet defiance, which he abhorred.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXIII
13  Now she had mastered him and he abhorred her.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In VII
14  Mr. Duffy abhorred anything which betokened physical or mental disorder.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In A PAINFUL CASE
15  He withheld his hand, and shrank away averse from the abhorred service, and hid himself blindly in the dark.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Context  Highlight   In BOOK SEVENTH
Example Sentence:
1  One of the things I abhor is the threat to withhold aid.