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'Abhors' example sentence in quotations

* 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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  • 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'
  • 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'
  • 5774: For Europe’s Jews, a year of upheaval and uncertainty
    A laconic man who abhors hysteria, the president of France’s CRIF umbrella of Jewish communities is not naturally inclined to emphasize his community’s fear in public, preferring to underscore French Jewry’s achievements and capacity to prosper despite recent hardships. Read more on this news related to 'Abhors'

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