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odious
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The Aeneid
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  • This said, within her anxious mind she weighs The means of cutting short her odious days.
  • Again the holy fires on altars burn; And once again the rav’nous birds return, Or from the dark recesses where they lie, Or from another quarter of the sky; With filthy claws their odious meal repeat, And mix their loathsome ordures with their meat.
  • Expel from Italy that odious name, And let not Juno suffer in her fame.

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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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