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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishanathemaa‧nath‧e‧ma /əˈnæθəmə/ noun [singular, uncountable] formal  OPPOSITE/REVERSEsomething that is completely the opposite of what you believe inanathema to His political views were anathema to me.
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anathemaSmothering the world with efficient carbon sink plantings, such as eucalyptus and genetically modified poplar, is an anathema.Specialists and careful empathic care are anathema to the bottom line, the chief concern of the managed-care companies.That would have been anathema to Taylor and earned his contempt.For a long time dispersal of any book from a public library was considered anathema.The notion that an enzyme might exist in a number of forms decided purely on probability is anathema to many scientists.The word profit is anathema to traditional governments, of course.Self-sufficiency is anathema to capitalism and, despite the already mentioned exhortations, is not what is required.Cutting back on any government service is still anathema to liberals.
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