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loathe
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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Definition
hate, detest, or intensely dislike
  • I could, however, see that his face was deadly pale and filled with horror and loathing.
    Adventure VIII — The Adventure of the Speckled Band (88% in)
  • My own complete happiness, and the home-centred interests which rise up around the man who first finds himself master of his own establishment, were sufficient to absorb all my attention, while Holmes, who loathed every form of society with his whole Bohemian soul, remained in our lodgings in Baker Street, buried among his old books, and alternating from week to week between cocaine and ambition, the drowsiness of the drug, and the fierce energy of his own keen nature.
    Adventure I — A Scandal in Bohemia (3% in)
  • In an instant his strange headgear began to move, and there reared itself from among his hair the squat diamond-shaped head and puffed neck of a loathsome serpent.
    Adventure VIII — The Adventure of the Speckled Band (92% in)

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