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Sentence with the absolute superlative degree of the adjective Abhorrent

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But there is something utterly abhorrent about spitting - even if it is a physically harmless act.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

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What drives a man to make the 'most abhorrent film possible'?
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

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It is abhorrent to me.

Compromise is abhorrent to me.

Such an idea is abhorrent to her.

The whole idea is abhorrent to me.

The very thought is abhorrent to me.

All emotions, and that one particularly, were abhorrent to his cold, precise but admirably balanced mind.

There is no heresy or no philosophy which is so abhorrent to the church as a human being.
(James Joyce)

Ray Rice beat his wife-to-be. It was disgusting, abhorrent, and unforgivable.
(Forbes - Business, )

The Brit was criticised by trolls for attending, given Russia's abhorrent anti-gay laws.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

The British Athletes Commission's new anti-doping advisor Zac Purchase says drugs cheats are "abhorrent".
(BBC Sport - Athletics, )

IAAF president Lord Coe describes alleged bribery within athletics to cover up doping violations as "abhorrent".
(BBC Sport - Athletics, )

These are scary, dangerous, abhorrent creatures," showrunner Carlton Cuse tells THR of his new FX horror thriller.
(The Hollywood Reporter - TV, )

These are scary, dangerous, abhorrent creatures,” showrunner Carlton Cuse tells THR of his new FX horror thriller.
(The Hollywood Reporter - TV, )

With sweeping shots and intimate close-ups, the 1915 silent film heralded the future of cinema, but its abhorrent...
(Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

Anyone wanting to get a glimpse of the abhorrent behavior in the "Big Brother" house this week needs to seek out fansites.
(CNN - Entertainment, )

The murder of hostage Alan Henning is "abhorrent, senseless and completely unforgivable", Prime Minister David Cameron has said.
(BBC News - Politics, )

It will be more difficult to find "abhorrent" content posted to community news site Reddit, the site's chief executive announces.
(BBC News - Business, )

An NHS doctor accused of performing female genital mutilation on a young mother tells jurors he regards the practice as abhorrent.
(BBC News - Health, )

HSBC sacks employees who made an "abhorrent" video in which they pretended to be Islamic State militants carrying out a beheading.
(BBC News - Business, )

Tony Abbott says governments must keep reaching out to Muslims who find the terrorist attacks on Paris and other locations abhorrent.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

A man is to appear in court today charged with child destruction after an “abhorrent and vile” attack on a heavily-pregnant woman.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

Recent criticism of Wales' NHS is "abhorrent" and "politically motivated," the vice president of the Royal College of Physicians in Wales says.
(BBC News - Politics, )

CIA Director John Brennan defends his agency's past interrogation programme but admits some techniques used against detainees were "abhorrent".
(BBC News - World News, )

David Cameron is considering a 'proportionate response' to the 'absolutely abhorrent' chemical weapons attack that killed up to 1,200 last week.
(Daily Mail - News, )

New Zealand's government orders a probe into police handling of an investigation into an alleged teen rape club that PM John Key has called "abhorrent".
(BBC News - World News, )

If we needed a reminder that the world’s most powerful countries can commit criminal acts of abhorrent violence, the American Senate just gave us one.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

Acts taken by parties to the Syrian conflict to block access to food, water and healthcare are "morally abhorrent," U.N. human rights leaders said Thursday.
(UPI - Emerging Threats, )

The Santa Fe Opera sets “Fidelio” in a concentration camp, though the details of the Holocaust are too abhorrent and too well known to be shoehorned into that work.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

The wrongdoing was particularly abhorrent in that Lloyds and Bank of Scotland were cheating the taxpayer that took mortgage securities off their books in exchange for cash.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

As Ariel Castro prepares to make his first court appearance Thursday, accusations of what he did to three young women trapped in his home for a decade get more and more abhorrent.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

A former radio producer on Q says host Jian Ghomeshi touched her, sexually harassed her at work and that her complaints to CBC managers about the abhorrent behaviour went nowhere.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

Horrified midwives are mutinying after their union boss Cathy Warwick (pictured) signed them up to an ‘abhorrent’ plan to scrap the time limit on abortions – without asking them.
(Daily Mail - News, )

And if we needed a reminder that the world’s most powerful countries may not hold officials accountable for criminal acts of abhorrent violence, the American President gave us that too.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday spoke with the father of the Palestinian teenager who was burned alive last week, expressing shock at what he called an "abhorrent" murder.
(CNN - World News, )

The director of the CIA has admitted that some interrogation techniques used in the wake of the 9/11 attacks were “abhorrent”, but denied that the agency misled the public or policymakers.
(The Independent - World News, )

The recent revelations regarding a video showing a Planned Parenthood staff discussion of the alleged sale of tissue from aborted fetuses should be deemed abhorrent by anyone with a conscience.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban called Donald Sterling's purported comments about minorities "abhorrent" while saying he didn't think the NBA could force him out as owner of the Los Angeles Clippers.
(The New York Times - Pro-Basketball, )

CIA Director John Brennan acknowledged some of the agency’s officers had used “abhorrent” interrogation techniques on detainees, but forcefully challenged the conclusions of a Senate panel report.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday spoke with the father of the Palestinian teenager who was burned alive in Jerusalem last week, expressing shock at what he called an "abhorrent" murder.
(CNN - World News, )

With a week to go before the biggest pensions shake-up for a generation, the Mail today exposes an ‘abhorrent’ scandal that puts the unwary at serious risk of being swindled out of their life savings.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The director of the CIA has admitted that some interrogation techniques used in the wake of the 9/11 attacks were “abhorrent”, but strongly defended the agency and denied it had misled the public or policymakers.
(The Independent - World News, )

Derbyshire’s Mick Creedon, (pictured) who is leading an inquiry into two shadowy police units, said he was looking ‘right up the chain of command’ to find out who authorised the ‘completely abhorrent’ tactics.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Unless they take control of their own voice and become a more integral part of the cultural landscape, they will always find themselves on the defensive when acts of abhorrent violence are committed by a minority within their community.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

CIA Director John Brennan threaded a rhetorical needle in an unprecedented televised news conference at CIA headquarters Thursday, acknowledging that agency officers did "abhorrent" things to detainees but defending the overall post-9/11 interrogation program.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

In an unprecedented news conference from CIA headquarters, agency Director John Brennan admitted that some officers had engaged in “abhorrent” conduct in their interrogations of terrorism suspects, but he insisted that the secret program had provided “useful...
(Brian Bennett in Los Angeles Times - National News, )

Status of Women Minister Kellie Leitch blasts "abhorrent" practices of rape as a weapon of war, forced marriage of young children in the developing world - but defends Canada's refusal to fund any aid projects that might help the victims of such barbaric practices obtain abortions.
(CBC News - Politics, )

CIA Director John Brennan threaded a rhetorical needle in an unprecedented televised news conference at CIA headquarters Thursday, acknowledging that agency officers did "abhorrent" things to detainees but defending the overall post-9/11 interrogation program for stopping attacks and saving lives.
(Fox News - U.S., )

But while William Wilberforce's reputation and Britain's relatively early abolition of slavery (compared to America, anyway) might have led to habitual back-patting, Britain's Forgotten Slave Owners painfully, and quite rightly, sets the record of this country's abhorrent 200-year exploitation of other humans straight.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

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