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1abominar (de) formalaborrecer
- As one who abominates everything the Third Reich stood for, I could not bring myself to judge her.
- Anthony abominates his fantasies, but again hears a subversive voice.
- And he disappears amidst the unstoppable mob heading to classrooms, he is now gone and now I'm gone too, taking a class I now abominate.
- Sometimes, I abominate feminism, for it discloses to me that what surrounds me is wrong, and it increases my expectations for a better society.
- In fact, contact with many of them has taught me that it is possible to abominate the crime without always abominating the criminal.
- Although the Romans abominated the memory of the later Etruscan kings of Rome, a long tradition approved of both Romulus, who was renowned for the arts of war, and Numa, renowned for the arts of peace.
- To comment first on Monsignor Maniscalco's letter: of course Pius XII was concerned for the Jews and their fate, and he abominated the Nazis.
- For this reason he abominated French impressionism.
- Such asses fill the world with their braying and are to be abominated as beneath contempt.
- Cohen pointed out, quite rightly, that ‘there were 20 million reasons’ (the number of people killed by Stalin) to abominate the name of Stalin beyond all others.
- It is always difficult for passionate moral minorities to operate in plural cultures because they have to learn to live alongside practices which they abominate.
- Poets in this tradition are less likely to abominate the larger society than to ignore it altogether and to concentrate on a narrow range of personal and domestic subjects.
- His most ambitious music was abominated by conservative critics and also baffled concert audiences.
- Again and again he declared that he would vigorously enforce laws which he abominates, on civil rights, abortion rights, gay rights, etc.
- A dissenting minority feels free only when it can impose its will on the majority: what it abominates most is the dissent of the majority.
- Thereafter Kemble gave readings of Shakespeare across the country, attracting the likes of the dissenting minister who told him that ‘though I abominate the stage yet I am a patron of Shakespeare in my social hours’.
- But you know what they say; it's an honor just to be abominated.
- Football, on the other hand, takes working-class people and drops them into enormous tubs of money, interviews them constantly and then abominates their lack of taste and inarticulacy.
- Could it be that when Silone wrote to Bellone in 1931 about ‘the evil I have done’, he meant the evil of communism whose servant he had been and which he had come to abominate?
- He abominates anarchism; he thinks it's chaotic, sloppy-minded, infantile, inadvertently authoritarian.
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