How do you pronounce this word abhor?

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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”.

Can you abhor a person?

The definition of abhor is to really hate something or someone. An example of abhor is an animal right’s activists feelings about hunting.

Is the T silent in pestle?

In all of these the t is silent. There are no exceptions: no words with this spelling in which it is usual to pronounce t. Nevertheless, as the spelling pestle indicates to anyone who is sensitive to this subregularity, it’s usually a ˈpesl . The word rhymes with vessel.

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