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detest
used in Measure for Measure

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Definition
dislike intensely
  • My wfe, sir, whom I detest before heaven and your honour,— ESCALUS.
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — A hall in ANGELO'S house (25% in)
  • Dost thou detest her therefore?
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — A hall in ANGELO'S house (26% in)
  • I say, sir, I will detest myself also, as well as she, that this house, if it be not a bawd's house, it is pity of her life, for it is a naughty house.
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — A hall in ANGELO'S house (27% in)

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