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loathe
used in Leaves of Grass

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hate, detest, or intensely dislike
  • Behold through you as bad as the rest, Through the laughter, dancing, dining, supping, of people, Inside of dresses and ornaments, inside of those wash'd and trimm'd faces, Behold a secret silent loathing and despair.
    Book 7 — Song of the Open Road (88% in)
  • There ponder'd, felt I, If worms, snakes, loathsome grubs, may to sweet spiritual songs be turn'd, If vermin so transposed, so used and bless'd may be, Then may I trust in you, your fortunes, days, my country; Who knows but these may be the lessons fit for you?
    Book 24 — AUTUMN RIVULETS (96% in)

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