hotel, It. palazzo,
villa, chateau, castle, Chiefly Brit. hall, Brit,
folly, SI.spread; manor, manor house, manor seat, estate, country estate, country home, country house, country seat, house and grounds, house and lot, Brit. Dial,
toft, demesne, Law.messuage; farm, farmstead, grange, farmplace, Archaic, farmhold, Brit,
croft, Brit. homecroft, Scot. and North Eng.
steading; ranch, rancho, rancheria, hacienda; plantation.
3. cottage, cot, bungalow, bower, cabin, log cabin, blockhouse, Brit. Dial,
but-and-bend; hut, shed, shack, shanty, hutch, Scot.
bothy; hovel, hole, dump, sty, pigsty, pigpen, tumbledown shack, wretched hut, mean dwelling, miserable quarters.
4. hearth, hearthstone, hearth and home, hearthside, fireside, fireplace, chimney corner, Brit. Dial,
ingle, Brit. Dial,
ingleside, Chiefly Brit,
inglenook; homestead, household, family, family circle, domestic circle, bosom of one's family, seat of one's affections, home sweet home, Inf.place where one hangs one's hat.
5. residence, residency, habitation, habitancy, inhabitation, inhabitancy, commorancy, domiciliation; sojourn, sojournment, sojourning, stay, stay-over, stop, stop-over, stop-off, lay-over.
abolish, v. 1. annul, nullify, disannul, disestablish, declare null and void, make void, quash; repeal, revoke, retract, rescind, abrogate; reverse, countermand, cancel, Law.nol-pros; invalidate, vacate, vitiate; do away with, cut out, remove, put an end to, terminate, make an end of, dispense with; supersede, overthrow, subvert, set aside, repudiate.
2. annihilate, eradicate, expunge, extirpate, obliterate; raze, demolish, exterminate, ravage, devastate, batter down, stamp out, crush out; extinguish, destroy, eliminate, quash, squelch, suppress.
abolition, n.1. annulment, nullification, disannul-ment, voidance, Law.defeasance, disestablishment, abolishment; revocation, repeal, rescinding, rescission, abrogation; recantation, retraction, withdrawal; reversal, countermand, counterorder, cancellation; invalidation, vitiation; termination, removal, dissolution; overthrow, subversion, repudiation.
2. annihilation, obliteration, eradication, extirpation, extinction; devastation, razing, ravaging, demolition, destruction; extinguishment, elimination, suppression.
abominable, adj.1. abhorrent, loathsome, execrable, despicable, heinous, odious, detestable, hateful; damnable, accursed, cursed, ignominious, reprehensible, deplorable, infamous.
2. repugnant, repulsive, revolting, repellent, offensive, noisome, obscene, frightful, disgusting, rank, atrocious; horrid, horrible, hideous, villainous; nauseous, nauseating, sickening; squalid, sordid; unpleasant, unlikable, disagreeable, Brit. Inf. beastly.
3. inferior, poor, bad, appalling, imperfect, defective, faulty, Inf.not up to snuff; vile, base, sorry.
abominate, v. abhor, loathe, execrate, despise, detest, hate, feel intense aversion toward, feel hostile toward, not be able to bear orabide; shudder at, shrink from, recoil from, blench from; feel repugnance toward, feel disgust toward, feel distaste for; dislike, mislike, disrelish, disfavor.
abomination, n.1. abhorrence, loathing, loathsomeness, execration, detestation, odiousness; hatred, hate, aversion, enmity, hostility, animosity, animus, antipathy; Fr.
bete noire, bugbear; damnation, curse.
2. depravity, perversion, obscenity, atrocity; defilement, foulness, uncleanness; repugnance, disgust, repulsion, offense, torment, plague, annoyance, nuisance, infliction; ignominy, villainy, evil, wickedness; corruption, corruptness, pollution; disgrace, shame.