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Abhorʹ

(Latin, ab, away from, and horreo, to shrink, originally, to shudder, have the hair on end). To abhor is to have a natural antipathy, and to show it by shuddering with disgust.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Abdiel
Abecedarian
Abel and Cain
Abel Keene
Abelites
Abessa
Abesta
Abeyance
Abhigit
Abhor
Abiala
Abida
Abidharma
Abigail
Abimelech
Able
Able-bodied Seaman
Aboard
Abolla
Abominate