Sentence with Context:
Trump’s response goes beyond incompetence – it’s a political abomination. However uncoordinated his administration’s moves have been, Trump has made it clear he sees this pandemic chiefly as a threat to the market and wealthy people’s personal interests (and relatedly, his own political future) – not to the people whose lives it will threaten or claim.
Meaning: A thing that causes disgust or loathing; A feeling of hatred
Atrocity, Abhorrence, Anathema, Antipathy, Aversion, Detestation, Execration, Hate, Violation, Obscenity
Love, Affection, Delight, Gratification
Mnemonic (Memory Aid): How To Remember?
“Avomine” is a tablet used to prevent nausea or vomiting. Imagine yourself being nauseated by seeing something ugly – an abomination – and you have to have Avomine to prevent yourself from vomiting.
The word “Ab-omin-ation” can also remind of a bad and ugly “omen” – a sign of bad things to come! Remember thus.
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