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detestable
used in Sense and Sensibility

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deserving intense dislike
  • Elinor would not contend, and only replied, "Whoever may have been so detestably your enemy, let them be cheated of their malignant triumph, my dear sister, by seeing how nobly the consciousness of your own innocence and good intentions supports your spirits.
    Chapter 29 (84% in)

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