English to Afrikaans Meaning :: abominate

Abominate :
verfoeien
- verfoeienverfoeiabominatesafsku
 

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Verb(1) find repugnant

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(1) It is always difficult for passionate moral minorities to operate in plural cultures because they have to learn to live alongside practices which they abominate .(2) Could it be that when Silone wrote to Bellone in 1931 about ÔÇÿthe evil I have doneÔÇÖ, he meant the evil of communism whose servant he had been and which he had come to abominate ?(3) And he disappears amidst the unstoppable mob heading to classrooms, he is now gone and now I'm gone too, taking a class I now abominate .(4) Thereafter Kemble gave readings of Shakespeare across the country, attracting the likes of the dissenting minister who told him that ÔÇÿthough I abominate the stage yet I am a patron of Shakespeare in my social hoursÔÇÖ.(5) Poets in this tradition are less likely to abominate the larger society than to ignore it altogether and to concentrate on a narrow range of personal and domestic subjects.(6) Sometimes, I abominate feminism, for it discloses to me that what surrounds me is wrong, and it increases my expectations for a better society.(7) Cohen pointed out, quite rightly, that ÔÇÿthere were 20 million reasonsÔÇÖ (the number of people killed by Stalin) to abominate the name of Stalin beyond all others.(8) In fact, contact with many of them has taught me that it is possible to abominate the crime without always abominating the criminal.(9) Football, on the other hand, takes working-class people and drops them into enormous tubs of money, interviews them constantly and then abominates their lack of taste and inarticulacy.(10) He abominates anarchism; he thinks it's chaotic, sloppy-minded, infantile, inadvertently authoritarian.(11) There had to be a way to allow the two vile abominators and their marvelous cameras onto sacred ground.(12) His most ambitious music was abominated by conservative critics and also baffled concert audiences.(13) It must please the Lord to no end to watch one group of abominators take on another group of abominators.(14) The extreme abominator was saying that he had a Lenin beard.(15) Although the Romans abominated the memory of the later Etruscan kings of Rome, a long tradition approved of both Romulus, who was renowned for the arts of war, and Numa, renowned for the arts of peace.(16) To comment first on Monsignor Maniscalco's letter: of course Pius XII was concerned for the Jews and their fate, and he abominated the Nazis.
Synonyms
Verb
1. detest ::
hekel
2. loathe ::
walglik
3. hate ::
haat
4. abhor ::
afsku
5. despise ::
minag
6. execrate ::
vervloek
7. shudder at ::
sidder by
8. recoil from ::
recoil van
9. shrink from ::
krimp uit
10. be repelled by ::
afgestoot word deur
Antonyms
1. love ::
lief
Different Forms
abominate, abominated, abominates, abominating
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