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  • Abhorrent — Ab*hor rent, a. [L. abhorens, rentis, p. pr. of abhorrere.] 1. Abhorring; detesting; having or showing abhorrence; loathing; hence, strongly opposed to; as, abhorrent thoughts. [1913 Webster] The persons most abhorrent from blood and treason.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abhorrent — /əbˈhɒrənt / (say uhb horuhnt), /əˈbɒrənt/ (say uh boruhnt) adjective 1. exciting horror; detestable: *abhorrent to him was the pious Christian s self abasement: the folded hands, the downcast eyes –henry handel richardson, 1929. –phrase 2.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • abhorrent — abhorrently, adv. /ab hawr euhnt, hor /, adj. 1. causing repugnance; detestable; loathsome: an abhorrent deed. 2. utterly opposed, or contrary, or in conflict (usually fol. by to): abhorrent to reason. 3. feeling extreme repugnance or aversion… …   Universalium

  • abhorrent — (adj.) 1610s, in a position or condition to recoil, usually with from; from L. abhorentem (nom. abhorrens), prp. of abhorrere; see ABHOR (Cf. abhor). Meaning repugnant is from 1650s. Earlier was abhorrable (late 15c.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • abhorrent — adj. 1 (often foll. by to) (of conduct etc.) inspiring disgust, repugnant; hateful, detestable. 2 (foll. by to) not in accordance with; strongly conflicting with (abhorrent to the spirit of the law). 3 (foll. by from) inconsistent with.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • abhorrent — adj 1. loathsome, abominable, execrable, heinous, atrocious, hateful, detestable, odious; repulsive, repellent, offensive, revolting, invidious; obnoxious, repugnant, disgusting, rank, noisome, distasteful, disagreeable; horrible, horrifying,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • Presbyterian Church (USA) disinvestment from Israel controversy — The General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) adopted a policy of phased, selective divestment from certain American corporations operating in Israel beginning in 2004, as a means of influencing the government of Israel[1]. Thus the… …   Wikipedia

  • Richard M. Nixon: Resignation from the Presidency — ▪ Primary Source       Following the release of the tape transcripts on August 5, 1974, many members of Congress urged the President to resign to save the country the ordeal of a protracted debate on impeachment in the House and a trial in the… …   Universalium

  • Jeremiah Dummer — (1681 ndash; May 19, 1739) was an important colonial figure for New England in the early 1700s. His most significant contributions to American history were his A Defense of the New England Charters and his role in the formation of Yale… …   Wikipedia

  • Censorship in Australia — Australia is a federation, and responsibility for censorship is divided between the states and the federal government. The Federal Parliament has the power under the Australian Constitution to make laws relating to communications and customs.… …   Wikipedia

  • Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Israel — Mahmoud Ahmadinejad at Columbia University in September 2007 …   Wikipedia

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