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    abhor

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    abhorverbThesaurus 1Activator 1Other dictionary examplesCorpus examplesabhorabhorsabhorredabhoringabhorab‧hor /E™bEˆhE”E? $ E™bEˆhE”E?r, ?¦b-/
    verb
    (past tense and past participle abhorred, present participle abhorring) [transitive not in progressive]
    formal
    Date: 1400-1500
    Language: Latin
    Origin: abhorrere, from ab- �away’ + horrere �to shake in fear’

    Verb form

    HATEto hate a kind of behaviour or way of thinking, especially because you think it is morally wrong: I abhor discrimination of any kind.
    THESAURUShate
    verb
    [transitive not in progressive]
    to dislike someone or something very much
    : Billy hated his stepfather.hate | He hated the fact that his wife was more successful than he was.hatebebe | She hates people being late.hatebe
    can’t stand/can’t bear
    to hate someone or something. Can’t stand is less formal than hate, and is very common in everyday English
    : She’s OK, but I can’t stand her husband. | He couldn’t bear the thought of life without Nicole.think | She can’t stand being on her own.be
    loathe /lE™E??° $ loE??°//detest
    verb
    [transitive not in progressive]
    to hate something or someone very much. Loathe and detest are a little more formal than hate
    : He loathed housework.loathe | Greg had detested his brother for as long as he could remember.havedetestcan | She evidently loathes her ex-husband.loathe
    despise
    verb
    [transitive not in progressive]
    to hate someone or something very much and have no respect for them
    : He despised the man and could never forgive him for what he had done.despisecanhavedo | They despised the wealth and consumerism of the West.despise
    abhor /E™bEˆhE”E? $ E™bEˆhE”E?r, ?¦b-/
    verb
    [transitive not in progressive]
    formal

    to hate something because you think it is morally wrong
    : He abhorred violence.abhor | We abhor racism in any form.
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    abhorrence

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    abhorrencenounThesaurus 1Activator 1Other dictionary examplesCorpus examplesabhorrenceabhorrencesabhorrenceab‧hor‧rence /E™bEˆhE’rE™ns $ -EˆhE”E?r-/
    noun
    [uncountable]
    formal

    a deep feeling of hatred towards something
    THESAURUShatred
    an angry feeling of deep dislike for someone or something
    : his hatred of violence | It is easy to understand their hatred for the invaders of their country.beinvader | racial hatred (=of people who belong to a different race)
    hate
    the angry feeling that someone has when they hate someone and want to harm them
    : His mind was filled with hate and the desire for revenge.befill | Her love for him turned to hate, and she tore up all his old letters.turntearletter | Thatcher became a hate figure for the left (=someone who many people hate).becomeleave | His enemies started a hate campaign against him in the press.enemystart
    loathing
    a very strong feeling of hatred for someone or something that you think is extremely unpleasant
    : I felt nothing but loathing for him after the way he’d treated me.feelloathetreat
    animosity
    a feeling of hatred and anger that often makes people behave unpleasantly to each other
    : The animosity between parents who are getting a divorce can often cause great suffering to their children.parentbegetsufferchild
    abhorrence
    formal

    a deep feeling of hatred towards something that you think is morally wrong or unpleasant
    : the abhorrence of terrorism by all decent people
    contempt
    a feeling of hate towards someone or something you think does not deserve any respect at all
    : She looked at him with contempt.look | I have nothing but contempt for these people.
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    abhorrent

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    abhorrentadjectiveCorpus examplesabhorrentabhorrentab‧hor‧rent /E™bEˆhE’rE™nt $ -EˆhE”E?r-/
    adjective

    BAD BEHAVIOUR OR ACTIONSsomething that is abhorrent is completely unacceptable because it seems morally wrong SYN repugnantabhorrent toThe practice of killing animals for food is utterly abhorrent to me.killanimalbe
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    abide

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    abideverbCollocations from other entriesCollocations from the corpusActivator 1 2Phrases from this entryPhrases from other entriesCorpus examplesabideabidesabidedabodeabidingabidea‧bide /E™EˆbaE?d/
    verb
    Language: Old English
    Origin: abidan, from bidan; → BIDE

    Verb form
    1somebody can’t abide somebody/somethingSTAND/BEAR
    used to say that someone dislikes someone or something very much
    : I can’t abide that man – he’s so self-satisfied.satisfy
    2LIVE SOMEWHERE (past tense abode /E™EˆbE™E?d $ E™EˆboE?d/) [intransitive always + adverb/preposition]
    old use

    to live somewhere
    abide by
    something

    phrasal verb

    OBEYto accept and obey a decision, rule, agreement etc, even though you may not agree with it: You have to abide by the referee’s decision.
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    Abide With Me

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    Abide With MeAbide With MeAbide With MeAEŒbide With EˆMe
    a well-known hymn (=a song of praise to God). In the UK it is always sung before the Cup Final (=an important football game).
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    abiding

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    abidingadjectiveCollocations from other entriesCollocations from the corpusActivator 1Other dictionary examplesCorpus examplesabidingabidinga‧bid‧ing /E™EˆbaE?dE??‹/
    adjective
    [only before noun]
    written

    LONG TIMEan abiding feeling or belief continues for a long time and is not likely to change SYN lasting: Phil has a deep and abiding love for his family.haveabide
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    ability

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    abilitynounCollocations from this entryCollocations from other entriesCollocations from the corpusActivator 1 2 3 4Phrases from this entryPhrases from other entriesOther dictionary examplesCorpus examplesabilityabilitiesabilitya‧bil‧i‧ty
    S2

    W1
    /E™EˆbE?lE™ti, E™EˆbE?lE?ti/
    noun
    (plural abilities)Word familyDate: 1400-1500
    Language: Old French
    Origin: habilit?©, from Latin habilitas, from habilis; → ABLE

    1[countable]CAN
    the state of being able to do something
    ability to do somethingthe ability to walkThe health center serves all patients, regardless of their ability to pay.servepatient
    2LEVEL[uncountable and countable]
    someone’s level of skill at doing something
    : The test measures your mathematical ability.measuremixed ability classesmixclassof high/low etc abilitystudents of average abilitystudentThere are musicians of all abilities.bemusicianabilitysomebody's abilities as somethingHe showed his abilities as a leader.showability
    3to the best of your abilityTRY TO DO OR GET STH
    as well as you can
    : He completed the job to the best of his ability.completewell
    COLLOCATIONSMeanings 1 & 2adjectiveshigh/low/average ability
    a group of low ability pupilspupil
    | Many of these students are of above average ability.studentbe | Children of high ability demand more absorbing tasks.childabsorbtask
    great/considerable ability
    He was a young man of great ability.be
    | These drawings required considerable ability on the part of the artist.drawingrequire
    remarkable/outstanding/exceptional ability
    a writer of remarkable ability
    | The company aims to select people of outstanding ability.aim | his exceptional ability as a swimmer
    mixed ability (=at different levels)
    a mixed ability classmix
    uncanny ability (=an unusual ability that is difficult to explain)
    He has an uncanny ability for spotting investment opportunities.havespotopportunity
    natural ability (also
    innate ability

    formal
    )
    (=an ability that you are born with)
    He didn't have the natural ability of his brother.
    | Babies have an innate ability to do simple maths.babymath
    physical/athletic ability
    He has considerable athletic ability.have
    artistic/creative ability
    You do not need to have any artistic ability.
    musical ability
    Tim showed musical ability at an early age.show
    acting ability
    Her acting abilities were obvious straightaway.actabilitybe
    mental ability
    The exercises are supposed to help you improve your mental ability.exercisebesuppose
    intellectual/academic ability
    No one doubts his intellectual abilities.doubtability
    | A degree is evidence of your academic ability in a particular subject area.be
    verbal/linguistic ability (=language skills)
    The test is intended to measure the children's linguistic ability.beintendchild
    mathematical ability
    These students have a higher level of mathematical ability.studenthigh
    proven ability (=that you have proved through your achievements)
    Companies often value the proven ability and reliability of older employees.companyproveoldemployee
    verbshave the ability to do something (also
    possess the ability to do something

    formal
    )

    She has the ability to make people feel relaxed.haverelax
    show/demonstrate the ability to do something
    a chance for candidates to demonstrate their abilitiescandidateability
    lack the ability to do something
    As a young man, he lacked the ability to say no.lack
    phrasesa level of ability/ability level
    The children were of the same age and ability level.childbe
    a range of ability/ability range
    There is a wide range of ability within the class.be
    | Disruptive behaviour is more prominent in the lower ability range.below
    a test of ability/an ability test
    Examinations are not always a good test of ability.examinationbe
    | The class was given a verbal ability test.begive
    an ability group (=a group that students are taught in, based on their level of ability)
    Children are divided into different ability groups.childbedividegroup
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    abject

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    abjectadjectiveCollocations from other entriesCollocations from the corpusPhrases from this entryCorpus examplesabjectabjectab‧ject /Eˆ?¦bdE’ekt/
    adjective
    Date: 1400-1500
    Language: Latin
    Origin: past participle of abicere, from ab- �away’ + jacere �to throw’

    1abject poverty/misery/failure etcVERY
    the state of being extremely poor, unhappy, unsuccessful etc
    2VERYan abject action or expression shows that you feel very ashamed: an abject apology—abjectlyabjectly
    adverb
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    abjure

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    abjureverbCorpus examplesabjureabjuresabjuredabjuringabjureab‧jure /E™bEˆdE’E?E™, ?¦b- $ -EˆdE’E?r/
    verb
    [transitive]Date: 1400-1500
    Language: Latin
    Origin: abjurare, from ab- �away’ + jurare �to swear’

    Verb form

    STOP DOING STH
    formal

    to state publicly that you will give up a particular belief or way of behaving
    SYN renounce
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    ablative

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    ablativenounablativeablativesablativeab‧la‧tive /Eˆ?¦blE™tE?v/
    noun
    [countable usually singular]
    a particular form of a noun in some languages, such as Latin or Finnish, which shows movement away or separation