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Question with the verb Abhor

1 example:

You abhor violence, don't you?

Sentences with the verb Abhor

3 examples:

The American people abhor a vacuum.
(Theodore Roosevelt)

I abhor a hoe. I am fond of flowers but not of dirt, and had rather buy them than cultivate them.
(Lyman Abbott)

Many of France's Muslims abhor the violence that struck the country last week.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Other sentences

24 examples:

I abhor spiders.

I abhor politics.

I abhor violence.

We abhor violence.

They abhor progress.

They abhor violence.

I abhor killing animals.

People with physical disabilities abhor being pitied.

You must show the world that you abhor fighting.
(Desmond Tutu)

People who abhor solitude may abhor company almost as much.
(Mason Cooley)

I abhor war and view it as the greatest scourge of mankind.
(Thomas Jefferson)

I abhor grades - if a child does his best, that's all that should be asked.
(Richard Dawson)

If that’s true, they’re going to absolutely abhor 2017.
(Los Angeles Times - Money & Company, )

For someone who professes to abhor attention, Sia sure makes a big noise.
(Mikael Wood in Los Angeles Times - Pop & Hiss, )

Like nature, financial markets and international investors abhor a vacuum.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

I abhor government attempts to get people to do things for their own benefit.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

And when it comes to the great pensions revolution, the price for that freedom is something we all abhor – horrible income tax.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

The CIA's torture program should forever serve as a reminder that no society is immune to the kind of barbarism we claim to abhor.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

A recent WISER symposium on retirement solutions for women noted why so many 50+ women abhor planning for retirement and offered ways to start.
(Kerry Hannon, Contributor https://www.forbes.com/sites/kerryhannon/ in Forbes - Personal Finance, )

They have an innate tendency to abhor complacency; and they are sparked by the need to drive towards new goals, and seek new goals to drive towards.
(Forbes - Business, )

Denver's newest library will be named after the late Chicano rights activist Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales — a move that some abhor because of his controversial past.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

But while Wim Pijbes may abhor the artworks, he has a begrudging respect for the business acumen of the master forger who fooled Europe’s high society in the early 20th century.
(The Independent - World News, )

According to a new survey, the style crimes British people most abhor include the age-old socks and sandals combo; followed by shirtless men and people generally showing too much skin.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

It's going to be a long, hot summer for healthcare reform, and as the details of this hastily assembled bill are hammered out and begin to sink in, it's likely to cause the kind of uncertainty for businesses and investors that both abhor.
(Steve Brozak, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/stephenbrozak/ in Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

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