abhominable

abhominable

(əˈbɒmɪnəbəl)
adj
another word for abominable
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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.
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.
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.
Among the handful of other marginal notes in the 1563 edition are: "The belefe of Anne Askew concerning the sacramentes" (675), "The masse abhominable Idol," and (appended to Askew's statement that she was convicted of heresy for denying the Real Presence) "The matter and cause why Anne Askewe suffered death" (680 [recte 677]).
And yet, no sooner have we bidden farewell to the 20th-century's two world wars and countless other devastations waged in the name of a condemnable supremacy or abhominable tyranny, religious intolerance or sheer fanaticism, than the 21th century was struck at the very core of what so many of us view as the center of the civilized world.
abhominable, stinking and violent things" and "brimstone" fumes.
4-5), while Strumbo ludicrously terms the powerful Thrasimachus 'an abhominable chieftaine' (II.
34) Shakespeare purposefully ignores Holinshed's statement (III, 502) about the "lasciuious living" and the "leacherie and fornication, with abhominable adulterie," of Richard's court.