abhor (v.) Old form(s): abhorr'd, abhorrd'st , abhorre, abhorres
loathe, abominate, regard with disgust
Cor I.iv.32[Martius to his troops] Boils and plagues / Plaster you o'er, that you may be abhorred / Farther than seen [i.e. smelled before you are in sight]
Cym IV.ii.357[Lucius to all] nature doth abhor to make his bed / With the defunct
Tim IV.iii.20[Timon alone] be abhorred / All feasts, societies, and throngs of men
Tim IV.iii.399[Apemantus to Timon, of the Bandits] Eat, Timon, and abhor them
Tim V.iv.75[Alcibiades as if to Timon] thou abhorredst in us our human griefs
TN II.v.192[Maria to all, of Olivia's dislike of yellow] 'tis a colour she abhors
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