abhorrer


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ab·hor

 (ăb-hôr′)
tr.v. ab·horred, ab·hor·ring, ab·hors
To regard with horror or loathing; detest: "The problem with Establishment Republicans is they abhor the unseemliness of a political brawl" (Patrick J. Buchanan).

[Middle English abhorren, from Latin abhorrēre, to shrink from : ab-, from; see ab-1 + horrēre, to shudder.]

ab·hor′rer n.
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Noun1.abhorrer - a signer of a 1679 address to Charles II in which those who petitioned for the reconvening of parliament were condemned and abhorred
signatory, signer - someone who signs and is bound by a document
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