abhorrer

NOUN
  1. a signer of a 1679 address to Charles II in which those who petitioned for the reconvening of parliament were condemned and abhorred
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How To Use abhorrer In A Sentence

  • Whisky -- abhorrer of nature, the curse of the human species! Fifteen Years in Hell
  • At last, the vigor and courage of one Stowel of Exeter, an abhorrer, put an end to the practice. The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.I., Part F. From Charles II. to James II.
  • For besides petitioner and abhorrer, appellations which were soon forgotten, this year is remarkable for being the epoch of the well-known epithets of "whig" and "tory", by which, and sometimes without any material difference, this island has been so long divided. The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.I., Part F. From Charles II. to James II.
  • Your enemies and abhorrers look on with mild amusement.
  • A sincere lover of religion, he was an abhorrer of all that he esteemed priestcraft; of all profanation, he held it to be the worst. Things By Their Right Names
  • I am a fellow abhorrer of Uncle Rupert, tried to get the channel to go 'good news' back in 1986 with Ian Rae, self-styled creator of Fox News. keep up the good work. Hey Murdoch, Take a lesson from the Smut Kings - Jim Louderback - MediaBizBloggers
  • Allowing companies to choose their compliancy would satisfy both adorers and abhorrers of the law.
  • Whig" was the name given to the extreme Covenanters of the west of Scotland, and in applying it to the members of the Country party the "abhorrer" meant to stigmatize them as rebels and fanatics. History of the English People, Volume VI (of 8) Puritan England, 1642-1660; The Revolution, 1660-1683
  • Thus the abhorrer of traitors has now become their tool. The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 107, September, 1866
  • This is how they behave, these ‘liberationists’ and ‘democrats’, these foes of conspiracy, these abhorrers of secrecy!
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