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despise
used in Babbitt

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Definition
to dislike strongly and to look down upon with disrespect
  • To have danced and shouted with people whom he despised!
    Chapter 29 (60% in)
  • Swollen with greatness, slightly afraid lest the noble blood of Nottingham change its mind and leave him at any street corner, Babbitt paraded with Sir Gerald Doak to the movie palace and in silent bliss sat beside him, trying not to be too enthusiastic, lest the knight despise his adoration of six-shooters and broncos.
    Chapter 19 (70% in)

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