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detest
used in Babbitt

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Definition
dislike intensely
  • With the solemn face of a devotee, breathing heavily through his open mouth, he plodded nightly through every picture, and during the rite he detested interruptions.
    Chapter 6 (38% in)
  • He sulkily admitted now that there was no more escape, but he lay and detested the grind of the real-estate business, and disliked his family, and disliked himself for disliking them.
    Chapter 1 (23% in)
  • Even while he detested his own thoughts, they rode him.
    Chapter 31 (81% in)

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