EXECRABLE in a Sentence

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They both execrated the place in very strong language, and gradually growled themselves out, and had nothing left to say.

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 Meanings and Examples of EXECRABLE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 a.  very bad; extremely inferiorl; intolerable; very hateful
Classic Sentence: (25 in 2 pages)
1  Peste, I will do nothing of the kind; the moment they come from government you would find them execrable.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 39. The Guests.
2  That upon a quarrel among us, I was set on shore on this coast, where I walked forward, without knowing whither, till he delivered me from the persecution of those execrable Yahoos.
Gulliver's Travels 2 By Jonathan Swift
Context  Highlight   In PART 4: CHAPTER III.
3  You have such execrable taste, my pet.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLVIII
4  The trouble is, however, the execrable Bertha Coutts has not confined herself to her own experiences and sufferings.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 17
5  Your Minister may perhaps be good as a Minister, but as a general he is not merely bad but execrable, yet to him is entrusted the fate of our whole country.
War and Peace 4 By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER V
6  But the cooking deteriorated, and became execrable; the wine, which had always been bad, became fearfully bad.
Les Misérables 4 By Victor Hugo
7  So soon as he recovered himself, the poor little negro was assailed by yells and execrations from the crew.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 93. The Castaway.
8  It was not Sambo, however, but Legree, who was pursuing them with violent execrations.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXIX
9  He carried her in; I followed, grumbling execrations and vengeance.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VI
10  Nancy's history was no sooner unfolded to him, than he poured forth a shower of mingled threats and execrations; threatened to make her the first victim of the combined ingenuity of Messrs.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLI
11  He neither wept nor prayed; he cursed and defied: execrated God and man, and gave himself up to reckless dissipation.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VIII
12  They both execrated the place in very strong language, and gradually growled themselves out, and had nothing left to say.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XXVIII
13  It execrated him even more than it did Robespierre.
Les Misérables 3 By Victor Hugo
14  It was as the ass and the lap-dog; yet surely the gentle ass whose intentions were affectionate, although his manners were rude, deserved better treatment than blows and execration.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 12
15  De Bracy bowed low and in silence, and was about to withdraw, when the yeomen burst at once into a shout of execration and derision.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXII.
Example Sentence:
1  The anecdote was in such execrable taste that it revolted the audience.
2  Convenience is, however, in all affairs of life, an execrable test of value.