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ab-horreō uī, —, ēre,

to shrink back from, have an aversion for, shudder at, abhor: omnes aspernabantur, omnes abhorrebant, shrank (from him). — In weakened sense, to be averse, be disinclined to, not to wish: a nuptiis, T.: a caede: a quo mea longissime ratio voluntasque abhorrebat.— In gen., to be remote from, vary from, differ from, be inconsistent, be out of harmony with, not to agree with: temeritas tanta, ut non procul abhorreat ab insaniā, differs little from: abhorrens ab nominum pronuntiatione os, incapable of pronouncing, L.: consilium quod a tuo scelere abhorreat, is not connected with: ut hoc ab eo facinus non abhorrere videatur, to be unlike him: quorum mores a suis non abhorrerent, were not uncongenial, N.: orationes abhorrent inter se, are contradictory, L.: nec ab ipsā causā Sesti abhorrebit oratio mea, will not be unfavorable to: tam pacatae profectioni abhorrens mos, not accordant with, L.: abhorrens peregrinis auribus carmen, strange, Cu. — To be free from: Caelius longe ab istā suspicione abhorrere debet.

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