abhominable

abhominable

(əˈbɒmɪnəbəl)
adj
another word for abominable
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Unworthy in this heavy life though he be, a sinner most abhominable, yet let his name be written in Moses' table.
44) As he observed in his preface, there had been many treatises put out in this perilous world "to seduce the symple people, and to bryng them from the unitie of the catholyke church into peruerse and abhominable errours"--that is, the religion of King Edward VI under Thomas Cranmer's stewardship--but there had also been good treatises made "in tyme past before" which "yf men woulde haue ben so diligent to loke upon, as they were curious to loke on the other, they shuld not haue fallen so sone from the true knowledge of Chrystes doctryne and the ryght sence of holy scrypture" (emphasis added).
Diana's attendance at the play in Letoy's house allows him access to her; due to her cooperation with his plan to arouse Joyless's jealousy in order to later cure it, which is revealed only in the last act, for most of the play she appears to both Joyless and the audience as the willing object of Letoy's desire, (25) and her presence, like that of Prynne's female spectators, opens her to the fate of 'honest women [being] allured with abhominable speeches .
At the same time, those who enriched themselves on the backs of the poor, and then gave back only a portion as charity, "are abhominable in the sight of God .
The prayer characterizes the Turks as "impure, wicked, and abhominable lyre.
Harding, late Chaplayne to the Duke of Suffolke her father, and then fallen from the truth of Gods most holy worde," Jane asks, "Wilt thou refuse the true God, and worship the invention of man, the golden calfe, the Whore of Babilon, ye Romish Religion, the abhominable Idoll, the most wicked masse?
As "[t]he detestable murder of men, the abhominable and cruel slaughter of children, the shameful rauishment of women and Virgins, which were done by the unmerciful pagans, and cruel Turkes" (Schwoebel 13) starts another report from the fallen city, drawing our attention to another traditional Orientalist technique, which is to fuse the pagan culture with Islam, creating a major misconception about the 'false' prophet Mohammad and so undermining the biblical common ground between Christianity and Islam, which will be discussed later on.
Martyr describes a ritual of child sacrifice in excruciating detail, warning his readers before he begins: "But oh abhominable crueltie: Let euery godly man close the mouth of his stomake lest he be desturbed.
In the same play, when Iuventus has fallen into lustfulness and Abhominable Living appears, Hypocrisy addresses her as 'Unknown Honesty' (p.
We read via direct quotation the advice given by the Prince de Conde to his son in the wake of his mother's death, in which he asserts that the true embracing of virtue goes hand in hand with its public enactment: 'il fault vivre vertueusement, & fuir le vice comme chose horrible & abhominable a tous cueurs genereux.
gogs sowle a foole[,] a foole by the mas deckt by gogs bones lyke a very asse & as for this face[, it] is abhominable as black as the devyll.
In short, said George, her behavior was "filthy, lascivious, [and] abhominable," and the church would repent that she had ever become their pastor's wife.