I find the “h” sound following the “b” to be particularly euphonious. But I can’t think of any other English words off the top of my head that have this. (Excepting, of course, variations of this same word.)
1. trans. lit. To shrink back from with shuddering, to view with horror or dread. Obs. rare.
b. Obj. an infinitive phr.
3. causally. To make one shudder, to horrify; to cause horror or disgust. Mostly impers. Obs.
4. intr. lit. To shudder, feel horror or dismay. Obs. rare.
5. fig. To shrink with horror, repugnance, disgust, or dislike from. Obs.
6. To be repugnant, be at variance, be inconsistent, differ entirely from. Obs.