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Sample sentences for the GRE study word execrate

execrate can be used as a verb

1."I don't execrate this Government. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
2.He longed to execrate aloud, to bring his fist down on something violently. - from Dubliners by James Joyce
3.Some admire it, like de Maistre others execrate it, like Beccaria. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
4.I abhor psalm-singers, I hate priors, I execrate heretics, but I should detest yet more any one who should maintain the contrary. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
5.Everywhere the weak execrate the powerful, before whom they cringe and the powerful beat them like sheep whose wool and flesh they sell. - from Candide by Voltaire
6.Treville said to himself "If the cardinal has set this young fox upon me, he will certainly not have failed--he, who knows how bitterly I execrate him--to tell his spy that the best means of making his court to me is to rail at him. - from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
7.It execrated him even more than it did Robespierre. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
8.He neither wept nor prayed he cursed and defied execrated God and man, and gave himself up to reckless dissipation. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
9.They both execrated the place in very strong language, and gradually growled themselves out, and had nothing left to say. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
10.He execrates "the cures." One day, in the Rue de l'Universite, one of these scamps was putting his thumb to his nose at the carriage gate of No. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

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