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despise
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Treasure Island
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  • I was half beside myself with glee; and if ever I despised a man, it was old Tom Redruth, who could do nothing but grumble and lament.
  • The squire made no bones about the matter; he despised the captain.
  • For it was not only a piece of stout, seamanly, good feeling; it was good policy besides and showed our enemies that we despised their cannonade.

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  • She despises the people he has to work for.
  • They despise each other.

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