Detest

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Definition

to detest: to hate, to loathe, to abhor, to dislike
verb

detestable: abhorrent, odious, obnoxious, hateful
adjective

Examples

  • "I pretend to detest Philip Cheeter, but I'm secretly very attracted to him. In fact, I would like to meet him later by the bushes for a few drinks-"
  • "The experience was utterly humiliating for both of us, and for a long while, it seemed that we would die in that horrible, detestable yet meticulously organized hellhole."

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