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Webster's Dictionary 1828 - Online Edition

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Abhor

ABHOR', verb transitive [L abhorreo, of ab and horreo, to set up bristles, shiver or shake; to look terrible.]

1. To hate extremely, or with contempt; to lothe, detest or abominate.

2. To despise or neglect. Psalms 22:24. Amos 6:8.

3. To cast off or reject. Ps. lxxix. 38.