English to Afrikaans Meaning :: abhor

Abhor :
afsku
- afskuverafsku
 

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Verb(1) find repugnant

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(1) Healthcare professionals abhor politicians' interference in the NHS.(2) professional tax preparers abhor a flat tax because it would dry up their business(3) He abhors anything that adds to the cost of doing business, and politicians who show insufficient urgency about tackling the wider threats to business.(4) Charles, God bless him, abhors violence and loves dialogue.(5) However, it obviously cannot involve either, because the university is famously progressive, and hence abhors both sins.(6) I make this prediction based on what we know about biology, which is that natures abhors uniformity.(7) Your enemies and abhorrers look on with mild amusement.(8) She's prone to plain speaking and abhors hype, so she's admittedly uncomfortable with self-promotion.(9) With such notoriety, however, come both admirers and abhorrers .(10) But politics, like nature, abhors a vacuum and it stands to reason that there must be a vacancy for a party of the right in Scotland, just as in every other European nation.(11) What he meant was that the truly pious individual cannot be sectarian because Islam like other religions abhors sectarianism.(12) He abhors the fast food culture and, as a student, can't understand why many of his peers are content to be couch potatoes.(13) Our organisation abhors this kind of act and appeals to residents to be vigilant and watch out for any suspicious goings-on.(14) He abhors footballers becoming TV presenters.(15) This is how they behave, these ÔÇÿliberationistsÔÇÖ and ÔÇÿdemocratsÔÇÖ, these foes of conspiracy, these abhorrers of secrecy!(16) He is a driven man who abhors the notion that sport is not about the winning, but the taking part.
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Verb
1. detest ::
hekel
2. hate ::
haat
3. loathe ::
walglik
4. despise ::
minag
5. execrate ::
vervloek
6. regard with disgust ::
verband met afgryse
7. shrink from ::
krimp uit
8. recoil from ::
recoil van
9. shudder at ::
sidder by
10. abominate ::
verfoeien
Antonyms
1. love ::
lief
Different Forms
abhor, abhors
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