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detest
used in All's Well That Ends Well

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Definition
dislike intensely
  • 'tis a hard bondage to become the wife Of a detesting lord.
    3.5 — Act 3 Scene 5 — Without the walls of Florence (64% in)
  • It shall be so; I'll send her to my house, Acquaint my mother with my hate to her, And wherefore I am fled; write to the king That which I durst not speak: his present gift Shall furnish me to those Italian fields Where noble fellows strike: war is no strife To the dark house and the detested wife.
    2.3 — Act 2 Scene 3 — Paris. The KING'S palace (97% in)

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