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 for abominate
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Abominate \A*bom"i*nate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Abominated; p.
     pr. & vb. n. Abominating.] [L. abominatus, p. p. or
     abominari to deprecate as ominous, to abhor, to curse; ab +
     omen a foreboding. See Omen.]
     To turn from as ill-omened; to hate in the highest degree, as
     if with religious dread; loathe; as, to abominate all
     [1913 Webster]
     Syn: To hate; abhor; loathe; detest. See Hate.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      v 1: find repugnant; "I loathe that man"; "She abhors cats"
           [syn: abhor, loathe, abominate, execrate]

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