Abhorring
Abhorring Ab*hor"ring, n. 1. Detestation. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. Object of abhorrence. --Isa. lxvi. 24. [1913 Webster] ||


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  • Abhorring — Abhor Ab*hor , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Abhorred}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Abhorring}.] [L. abhorrere; ab + horrere to bristle, shiver, shudder: cf. F. abhorrer. See {Horrid}.] 1. To shrink back with shuddering from; to regard with horror or detestation; to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abhorring — noun Detestation. See Also: abhor, abhorred, abhorrence, abhorrency, abhorrent, abhorrently, abhorrer, abhorrible …   Wiktionary

  • abhorring — ab·hor || É™b hɔː v. hate, detest, dislike …   English contemporary dictionary

  • abhorring — abhorrˈing noun 1. Repugnance 2. An object of abhorrence • • • Main Entry: ↑abhor …   Useful english dictionary

  • abhorrent — adjective a) Abhorring; detesting; having or showing abhorrence; loathing; hence, strongly opposed to; as, abhorrent thoughts. b) Contrary or repugnant; discordant; inconsistent; followed by to. See Also …   Wiktionary

  • Church and State (comics) — Church State Cover to the first volume of Church State (Aardvark Vanaheim, 1987) Publisher Aardvar …   Wikipedia

  • Abhor — Ab*hor , v. i. To shrink back with horror, disgust, or dislike; to be contrary or averse; with from. [Obs.] To abhor from those vices. Udall. [1913 Webster] Which is utterly abhorring from the end of all law. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Abhor — Ab*hor , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Abhorred}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Abhorring}.] [L. abhorrere; ab + horrere to bristle, shiver, shudder: cf. F. abhorrer. See {Horrid}.] 1. To shrink back with shuddering from; to regard with horror or detestation; to feel… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Abhorred — Abhor Ab*hor , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Abhorred}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Abhorring}.] [L. abhorrere; ab + horrere to bristle, shiver, shudder: cf. F. abhorrer. See {Horrid}.] 1. To shrink back with shuddering from; to regard with horror or detestation; to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

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