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used in Oliver Twist

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to dislike strongly and to look down upon with disrespect
  • 'I despise 'em,' said the beadle, growing very red in the face.
    Chapter 4 — Oliver, Being Offered Another Place, Makes His First.... (43% in)
  • But now that he was enveloped in the old calico robes which had grown yellow in the same service, he was badged and ticketed, and fell into his place at once—a parish child—the orphan of a workhouse—the humble, half-starved drudge—to be cuffed and buffeted through the world—despised by all, and pitied by none.
    Chapter 1 — Treats of the place where Oliver Twist was Born and.... (97% in)

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