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despise
used in All Quiet on the Western Front

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Definition
to dislike strongly and to look down upon with disrespect
  • A few years ago we would have despised ourselves terribly.
    Chapter 7 (2% in)
  • He despises it when not flavoured with bog-myrtle, and, "for God's sake, let it all be cooked together, not the potatoes, the beans, and the bacon separately.
    Chapter 3 (22% in)
  • —They are different men here, men I cannot properly understand, whom I envy and despise.
    Chapter 7 (68% in)
  • A week after we heard that he had been caught by the field gendarmes, those despicable military police.
    Chapter 11 (30% in)

There are no more uses of "despise" in All Quiet on the Western Front.

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