The backstory on the word anathema is a bit kooky.
Something anathema to people is something deeply hated by them.
"McDonald’s is famous for selling all-beef hamburgers in the United States, but it also operates with a tailored menu in India, where beef consumption is anathema to most consumers."
Explain the meaning of "anathema" without saying "abomination" or "hated thing."
Fill in the blanks: "_____ remain(s) anathema to _____."
Spend 20 seconds or more on the game below. Don’t skip straight to the review—let your working memory empty out first.
1. A near opposite of ANATHEMA is
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