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odious
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Northanger Abbey
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  • Do you know, there are two odious young men who have been staring at me this half hour.
  • "Oh, these odious gigs!" said Isabella, looking up.
  • His cruelty to such a charming woman made him odious to her.
  • She was so amazingly tired, and it was so odious to parade about the pump-room; and if she moved from her seat she should miss her sisters; she was expecting her sisters every moment; so that her dearest Catherine must excuse her, and must sit quietly down again.

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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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