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Usage Examples for ABHORRENT

  1. Corporal punishment was unknown to the Slav, and was abhorrent to his instincts. - "A Short History of Russia" by Mary Platt Parmele
  2. All her old life had become abhorrent to her. - "Comrade Yetta" by Albert Edwards
  3. To her the bare idea of telling tales was abhorrent, while this girl gloried in the fact that she had exposed those who annoyed her. - "Grace Harlowe's First Year at Overton College" by Jessie Graham Flower
  4. He was not opposed to it because he regarded it as inaffective as a punishment or a deterrent of crime, but simply because taking life, and especially human life, was abhorrent to him. - "Eugene Field, A Study In Heredity And Contradictions" by Slason Thompson
  5. Then- the subjection of the will and vital powers of one individual to those of another, to the extent of the apparent solution of the very identity, is abhorrent from me. - "The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1 of 2)" by Frederic G. Kenyon
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