In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Unionists would praise the prescience of the men of 1707, Jacobites and nationalists would execrate them, but in itself such a union was probably no more momentous than its architects were moral.
- There, Alexander is to be execrated because he conquered foreign peoples and overthrew an ancient empire.
- Such memoirs are naturally far removed from the poverty-riven atmosphere and harsh realities say of the recently widely acclaimed, and execrated, Angela's Ashes.
- George is certainly mocked, but he is not execrated as a vile foreigner and un-British despot, as he had been by satirists and cartoonists in the 1760s and 1770s, when he was widely despised.
- Didn't Trotsky execrate those who claimed to believe there was nothing to choose between democracy and fascism?
- Those who murdered tourists in Egypt were widely execrated and not just because they threatened to ruin the tourist industry.
- I found that I didn't much miss Ireland as such, and in fact in many ways I execrated it.
- Clemency to the recently execrated terrorists marked the Convention's response to the Vendémiaire crisis, both in the build-up to the insurrection and in its aftermath.
- She execrated, her expression wild and vengeful.
- That was fortunate for Concord; after March 7, when the great orator endorsed the Fugitive Slave Law, Webster was execrated by many of his one-time worshipers.
- But it transformed the professor of comparative literature at Columbia into a very public intellectual, adored or execrated with equal intensity by many millions of readers.
- Her immigration policy is supported by most Australians, execrated though it be by our politically correct ABC.
- Just because he remained so steadfast in an execrated cause, entry into the acceptance world seems to have acquired all the more value.
- The Cure are the personification of the not-quite and the not-yet: not quite execrated but never really respected; not punk veterans but not yet generic Goff.
- Those who disagreed with his theories were execrated and removed from their posts, sometimes with the help of the NKVD.
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