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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishabhorab‧hor /əbˈhɔː $ əbˈhɔːr, æb-/ verb (abhorred, abhorring) [transitive not in progressive] formal  HATEto hate a kind of behaviour or way of thinking, especially because you think it is morally wrong I abhor discrimination of any kind.see thesaurus at hate→ See Verb table
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abhorThe president abhorred all forms of racism.A Sylvie who abhorred her ageing image in the mirror.Anyone associated with the game of rugby quite right abhors tactics which can easily cause injury.Many people abhor the extremity of this view.Nature abhors the superfluous, yet is constrained to produce the seemingly extravagant.The mass, however, could adore Gandhi and abhor untouchables.The great majority of the Irish people have always abhorred violence.
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Verb table
Simple Form
I, you, we, theyabhor
he, she, itabhors
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I, you, he, she, it, we, theyabhorred
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave abhorred
he, she, ithas abhorred
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad abhorred
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill abhor
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have abhorred
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