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odious
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Wuthering Heights
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  • I’d rather sit with Hindley, and hear his awful talk, than with "t’ little maister" and his staunch supporter, that odious old man!
  • I hate him! indeed, I hate them all: they are odious beings.’
  • I heard a malignant, crackly laugh by the fire, and turning, beheld that odious Joseph standing rubbing his bony hands, and quivering.

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  • Though they think the country’s government is odious, they’re unwilling to help topple it for fear of the consequences.
  • The sight of me is odious in their eyes;
    Shakespeare, William  --  King Henry VI, Part 2

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