But unlike his father, who abhorred politics, Baraka has spent most of his life in the political realm.
As he wrote, “When I took command of the army, I abhorred the idea of independence.”
Though the president disliked the KKK and abhorred lynching, he took no effective steps to counter these horrors.
So over the years, the saga of James Gatz has been appropriated by the victors into a celebration of the very excess it abhorred.
He required others to open doors for him because he so abhorred touching the knobs or other metal objects.
On several overhanging limbs crouched wildcats and a couple of lynxes, afraid to take to the water, which they abhorred.
It was monstrous, he abhorred it, but could no more resist it than the hasheesh eater his drug.
He was an eminently human-hearted man, who abhorred all kinds of cant and seeming.
If such a man can not be loved, he can not be abhorred or despised.
Foul language on part of boy or man was something he abhorred, and Hoover had been reported more than once.