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execrable adj
1 of very poor quality or condition; "deplorable housing conditions in the inner city"; "woeful treatment of the accused"; "woeful errors of judgment" [syn: deplorable, miserable, woeful, wretched]
2 unequivocally detestable; "abominable treatment of prisoners"; "detestable vices"; "execrable crimes"; "consequences odious to those you govern"- Edmund Burke [syn: abominable, detestable, odious]
3 deserving a curse; "her damnable pride" [syn: damnable]

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  • ex"e*cra*ble


  1. of the poorest quality
  2. hateful


of the poorest quality

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