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Definitionextremely unpleasant, disgusting, or dislikable
- I'd rather sit with Hindley, and hear his awful talk, than with "t' little maister" and his staunch supporter, that odious old man!Chapter 17 (25% in)
- I hate him! indeed, I hate them all: they are odious beings.'Chapter 23 (21% in)
- I heard a malignant, crackly laugh by the fire, and turning, beheld that odious Joseph standing rubbing his bony hands, and quivering.Chapter 24 (58% in)
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