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loathe
used in Gulliver's Travels

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Definition
hate, detest, or intensely dislike
  • They would sometimes alight upon my victuals, and leave their loathsome excrement, or spawn behind, which to me was very visible, though not to the natives of that country, whose large optics were not so acute as mine, in viewing smaller objects.
    Part 2 — A Voyage to Brobdingnag (39% in)
  • He brought out of the Yahoos' kennel a piece of ass's flesh; but it smelt so offensively that I turned from it with loathing: he then threw it to the Yahoo, by whom it was greedily devoured.
    Part 4 — A Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnms (13% in)
  • ...toads, frogs, spiders, dead men's flesh and bones, birds, beasts, and fishes, to form a composition, for smell and taste, the most abominable, nauseous, and detestable, they can possibly contrive, which the stomach immediately rejects with loathing, and this they call a vomit; or else, from the same store-house, with some other poisonous additions, they command us to take in at the orifice above or below (just as the physician then happens to be disposed) a medicine equally annoying...
    Part 4 — A Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnms (43% in)

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