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  • —Unnatural, detested, brutish villain! worse than brutish!
  • [to Goneril] Detested kite, thou liest!
  • Persuade me rather to be slave and sumpter To this detested groom.

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  • She detests politicians who make promises they don’t keep.
  • I die adoring God, loving my friends, not hating my enemies, and detesting superstition.
    Voltaire

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