What does abhorred mean?
transitive verb. : to regard with extreme repugnance : to feel hatred or loathing for : loathe abhorred violence. Other Words from abhor Synonyms & Antonyms Choose the Right Synonym The Horror in Abhor More Example Sentences Learn More about abhor.
How do you pronounce this word abhor?
Do you pronounce the h in abhor?
In both cases, the h is pronounced as a voiceless glottal fricative , the same sound as at the start of the word high. There are English words where the h is silent by default (compare h-dropping ), but abhor isn’t one of them. Video: The standard American English pronounciation, with audible “h”.
Is the R silent in macabre?
They are equally accurate Anglicized versions of the French word. Macabre is basically pronounced [makabʁ] in French, where /ʁ/ is a voiced uvular fricative. The closest sound in English is, of course, /ɹ/ (the “r” sound, hereafter written as r). Note that there is a [bʁ] sequence at the end of the word.