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loathe
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Harry Potter (#6) and the Half-Blood Prince
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  • Gryffindor and Slytherin students loathed each other on principle.
  • Harry, knowing and loathing Malfoy, was sure the reason could not be innocent.
  • Kreacher, who was now lying flat on his back with his arms and legs in the air, gave Harry one upside-down look of deepest loathing and, with another loud crack, vanished.
  • He had loathed Snape from their first encounter, but Snape had placed himself forever and irrevocably beyond the possibility of Harry’s forgiveness by his attitude toward Sirius.
  • It was not until the glowing yellow light was ten feet away from them, and had pulled off his Invisibility Cloak so that he could be seen, that he recognized, with a rush of pure loathing, the uplit hooked nose and long, black, greasy hair of Severus Snape.
  • Hermione’s expression could not have been any smugger; she had loathed being outperformed in every Potions class.
  • Snape, who was sitting on Dumbledore’s right, did not stand up his mention of his name; he merely raised a hand in lazy acknowledgment of the applause from the Slytherin table, yet Harry was sure he could detect a look of triumph on the features he loathed so much.
  • ’You were never much of a Seer … but you were a wonderful Object…’ Harry did not reply; he had loathed being the Object of Professor Trelawney’s continual predictions of doom.

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  • I make New Year’s resolutions every year and then loathe myself for breaking them.
  • I loathe that man. He ruined my life.

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