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* Nature abhors a vacuum, and if I can only walk with sufficient carelessness I am sure to be filled. - Henry David Thoreau

* Nature abhors a hero. For one thing, he violates the law of conservation of energy. For another, how can it be the survival of the fittest when the fittest keeps putting himself in situations where he is most likely to be creamed - Solomon Short

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Abhors Sample Sentences in News

  • St Hill making her mark
    Donna St Hill abhors the thought of an identity as “the Ebola woman” who wanted to bring Nigerians to Barbados. Instead the South African-based Barbadian wants Barbadians at home to see her as working hard to forge mutually beneficial economic links between Nigeria and Barbados. When she was introduced to the Governor of Nigeria’s oil-rich Delta State and he Read more on this news related to 'Abhors'
  • Spartans crush Northmen, 38-0, in D-IV debut
    SCITUATE – Wes Pennington doesn’t like excuses – in fact, he abhors them – enough so that he still wouldn’t be coaxed into making them even after his North Smithfield High squad suffered a series of disasters in its Division IV opener against Scituate. Read more on this news related to 'Abhors'
  • Federal government leadership vacuums risky business
    Sept. 6, 2014, 11 a.m. Nature abhors a vacuum, so went the old mantra from physics teachers. What we weren't taught in high school physics was that while nature may abhor a vacuum, it despises, hates, detests and loathes a leadership vacuum. Read more on this news related to 'Abhors'

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