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detest
used in Frankenstein

6 uses
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Definition dislike intensely
  • Relieve me from the sight of your detested form.
    Chapter 10 (86% in)
  • Yet you, my creator, detest and spurn me, thy creature, to whom thou art bound by ties only dissoluble by the annihilation of one of us.
    Chapter 10 (54% in)
  • For myself, there was one reward I promised myself from my detested toils—one consolation for my unparalleled sufferings; it was the prospect of that day when, enfranchised from my miserable slavery, I might claim Elizabeth and forget the past in my union with her.
    Chapter 18 (47% in)
  • Why did they preserve so miserable and detested a life?
    Chapter 21 (71% in)
  • The past appeared to me in the light of a frightful dream; yet the vessel in which I was, the wind that blew me from the detested shore of Ireland, and the sea which surrounded me told me too forcibly that I was deceived by no vision and that Clerval, my friend and dearest companion, had fallen a victim to me and the monster of my creation.
    Chapter 21 (92% in)
  • I knew that I was preparing for myself a deadly torture, but I was the slave, not the master, of an impulse which I detested yet could not disobey.
    Chapter 24 (85% in)

There are no more uses of "detest" in Frankenstein.

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