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a·bom·i·nate

 (ə-bŏm′ə-nāt′)
tr.v. a·bom·i·nat·ed, a·bom·i·nat·ing, a·bom·i·nates
To detest thoroughly; abhor.

[Latin abōminārī, abōmināt-, to deprecate as a bad omen : ab-, away; see ab-1 + ōmen, omen.]

a·bom′i·na′tor n.
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Noun1.abominator - one who hates or loathesabominator - one who hates or loathes    
hater - a person who hates
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